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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Explore Our Centers

 

Center for Coronary Artery Disease

Valve Science Center

Penny Anderson Women’s Cardiovascular Center

Nolan Family Center for Cardiovascular Health

MHIF Physician-Initiated Research

Global Outreach

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.

 

Be More Active

Take a more active role in your own health care.

Potential to Unlock More Options

You may gain access to investigational treatments and medications.

Make a Contribution

Help find new and better ways to treat people with your condition.

Find Clinical Research Trials

 

Our clinical research studies test new drugs, devices and medical procedures to improve care for future generations. View current research studies and see if you qualify to participate.

Read Our Latest News

North American COVID-19 ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Research Reveals Impact on Minority Populations, High Mortality and Atypical Symptoms

North American COVID-19 ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Research Reveals Impact on Minority Populations, High Mortality and Atypical Symptoms

Today, MHIF announced the first publication of outcomes from the North American COVID-19 ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Registry (NACMI) showing that COVID-positive patients with STEMI represent a high-risk group of patients with unique demographic and clinical characteristics that are important to consider in providing optimal care.

Take Heart: a Mobile App for Patients

Take Heart: a Mobile App for Patients

Take Heart is a free app designed by physicians for Minneapolis Heart Institute® patients undergoing heart procedures. This initiative was led by Steven Bradley, MD, MPH, cardiologist and researcher at MHIF and general cardiologist at MHI.

Join Us at Upcoming Events

On the Pulse Series

On the Pulse Series

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 latest advancements and current challenges.

TMVR Interactive Workshop

TMVR Interactive Workshop

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.

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