Joe Niekro Foundation focuses on raising awareness

From left is Robert Greene, MicroVention Co-Founder; Kimberly Chapman, Joe Niekro Foundation; and Natalie Niekro, Joe Niekro Foundation Founder. (submitted photo)

From left is Robert Greene, MicroVention Co-Founder; Kimberly Chapman, Joe Niekro Foundation; and Natalie Niekro, Joe Niekro Foundation Founder. (submitted photo)

On Friday, Dec. 11, Natalie Niekro, daughter of deceased Major League Baseball player Joe Niekro and founder of The Joe Niekro Foundation, visited MicroVention headquarters in Tustin, Calif.

The Scottsdale-based Joe Neikro Foundation is a non-profit committed to awareness of Brain Aneurysms, AVMs and Hemorrhagic Strokes, according to a press release.

MicroVention creates and manufactures devices that aid in the treatment of diseases in small vessels, with a focus on neurovascular disorders.

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