Hope Discovered Here®
Creating a world without heart and vascular disease
We are the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF).
For more than 38 years, we’ve been a world-class cardiovascular research and education organization committed to making the impossible possible for our patients.
Patients are at the heart of our mission. We provide:
•Hope for patients, improving their well-being and life expectancy
•Hope for their children, siblings, parents and families
•Hope for new treatment options
•Hope for a world without heart and vascular disease
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Every year, exciting breakthroughs and new discoveries stem from our research. These important findings advance medical knowledge, improving the health and lives of millions of people worldwide.
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Leading Research to Understand Magnetic Interference Between Medical Devices and Consumer Electronics
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) has a team of researchers who have long been committed to tracking and understanding cardiovascular medical device performance and safety. Dr. Jay Sengupta, electrophysiologist and researcher at MHIF, was recently interviewed by Star Tribune to share some of the latest research in this area.
On Thursday, August 12, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) hosted the 2021 intern poster session and reception. This event marks the conclusion of our summer clinical research internship and allowed interns to showcase their final research projects.
After a year of hardship and triumph, we’re excited to share our 2020 Annual Report. Inside you’ll find our latest impact numbers, heartfelt patient stories, highlights from this past year, and much more.
Join Us at Upcoming Events
In partnership with Pie Medical Imaging®, we are offering our third interactive, hands-on physician-led training workshop focused on increasing the competence in CT planning for transcatheter mitral valve interventions.
Gather with women from different backgrounds, including community leaders, business owners, patients, physicians and artists. Together, we will learn more about heart and vascular disease in women in our community.
Join us for MHIF’s Cardiovascular Prevention Symposium on September 30, 2021. This conference will educate physicians, advanced care providers and support staff on current guidelines and opinion on the identification and treatment of cardiovascular disease.