Hope Discovered Here®
Creating a world without heart and vascular disease
We are the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF).
For more than 37 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 their children, siblings, parents and families
•Hope for new treatment options
•Hope for a world without heart and vascular disease
Benefits of Participating in Research
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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MHIF’s Director of Research Dr. Jay Traverse recently joined host Lester Schuft on the Heart Health Show on KDUZ Radio. They discussed the prominent symptoms associated with various heart problems, including heart attack, stroke, congestive heart failure and arrhythmia.
International Scholar Dr. Judit Karacsonyi from MHIF’s Center for Coronary Artery Disease Wins Best Case at ML-CTO Virtual Meeting
A case submission from MHIF CCAD International Scholar Dr. Judit Karacsonyi and CCAD Chairman Dr. Emmanouil Brilakis was awarded Best Case at the ML-CTO meeting.
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Participates in Research to Expand Availability of Donor Heart Transplants Through Use of New Technology
MHIF is one of eight sites to enroll patients evaluating new organ care system designed to ensure viability of more donor hearts for patients in need.
Join Us at Upcoming Events
MHIF invites you to join a community of SCAD survivors during this unique webinar series! You’ll hear from patients and physicians as we share experiences and perspective, including managing stress and overall wellness.
By participating in our Hope, Health & Humor – at home edition party, you can help us inspire important women in your life to take care of their hearts, learn more about women’s heart health and help us raise awareness of the #ResearchHer cause.
Join us for an interactive hands-on physician-to-physician training workshop focused on increasing the competence in CT planning for transcatheter mitral valve interventions.