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We are committed to improving cardiovascular health through innovative research and education. Our vision is to create a world without heart and vascular disease.

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Our work impacts people who are affected by heart and vascular disease, and their friends, families, caregivers and communities. By sharing our research findings, we are improving care throughout the world.

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Latest Updates

PCSK9 Inhibitors: Science, Selection and Access

Agenda: 5:00-6:00PM Registration, dinner & exhibits 6:00-6:10PM Welcome – Thomas Knickelbine, MD 6:10-6:30PM ACC/AHA Treatment guidelines of hyperlipidemia with statin/non-statin therapies – Michael Miedema, MD, MPH 6:30-6:50PM...

Community-wide Weight Challenge May Slow Weight Gain in Adults

Minneapolis, MN, - Monday, March 19, 2018 — A weight management challenge targeting an entire community may help overweight or obese participants lose weight and healthy weight...

First AccuCinch® Enrollment at MHIF

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® Treats First Patient in AccuCinch® Study for Mitral Regurgitation and Heart Failure Minneapolis, MN – March 16, 2018 – Research physicians at the...

MHIF First to Enroll in VENT-AVOID Trial

SPONSOR PRESS RELEASE ALung Initiates Enrollment in Pivotal Trial of the Hemolung RAS for the US Market PITTSBURGH (February 27, 2018) - ALung Technologies, Inc., today...