Celebrating 40-Years of World-Class Heart Research and Education
Creating a world without heart and vascular disease
We are the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF).
For 40 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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Late-breaking Clinical Research Reveals Advances in Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) Care and Outcomes Based on Data from More than 10,000 Patients Worldwide
The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation presented today late-breaking clinical research showcasing advanced outcomes over the last 10 years with cutting-edge treatment strategies for serious, chronic total occlusions (CTOs), the most complex, total blockages in the coronary arteries.
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation is proud to be a part of the first-in-the-world enrollment in the FDY- 531-302 study for patients who have had a heart attack
This study is sponsored by Faraday Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and is targeting patients seeking emergency care for a presumed heart attack. Out of 150 centers worldwide and a total cohort of 2,300 patients, MHIF was the first to enroll a patient into this study.
The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation team is celebrating a big accomplishment that was made possible thanks to the bravery of patients, the determination of doctors, the support of our community, and groundbreaking technology. A new heart transplant device, known as the heart-in-a-box, was recently approved by the FDA.
Join Us at Upcoming Events
Please join us for On the Pulse, a series of online cardiovascular updates from physician leaders in research and care at Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation and the Minneapolis Heart Institute addressing the latest advancements and current challenges.
We’re excited to announce Heart 360, a concert taking place on Saturday, September 24, celebrating world-class heart research! Save the date for an evening of music with Harry Connick, Jr. at The Armory in Minneapolis.
Join us for a 5K fun run or walk on May 14, 2022. The community will gather at Battle Creek Regional Park and virtually. Proceeds go to research Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD). Learn more about other activities on the registration website.