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Center for Coronary Artery Disease (CCAD)

Making the impossible possible through innovative research and education around treatment approaches for the most complex of coronary artery disease cases.

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Valve Science Center

A world-class research and education center focused on innovative care and treatment for valvular heart disease, a public health crisis and life-threatening condition.

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Penny Anderson Women’s Cardiovascular Center

Advance the understanding of heart and vascular disease in women, how to prevent it, and how to optimize heart health.

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Cardiovascular Learning & Innovation Center

Transform your ideas through experiential learning & collaboration with our world-class cardiovascular experts from MHI® at Abbott Northwestern Hospital

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Dr. Vinayak Bapat Joins MHIF’s Valve Science Center Research Team

Vinayak (Vinnie) Bapat, MD, is joining the Valve Science Center team, bringing his extensive expertise as a cardiothoracic surgeon and innovator in treatment of heart valve disease. He will also be working directly with patients as a cardiothoracic surgeon at the Minneapolis Heart Institute®.

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Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation and UC-San Diego Receive FDA Approval of Investigational New Drug Application to Continue Research of Novel Hydrogel for Cardiac Tissue Repair

MHIF is conducting additional research on a novel hydrogel that is designed to repair cardiac tissue. In April 2020, the FDA approved an Investigational New Drug (IND) application to investigate the safety and feasibility of delivering VentriGel via catheter into areas of the heart of patients that cannot be completely revascularized at the time of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).

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Dr. Courtney Baechler on “Real Talk with Roshini”: Seeking Care for Suspected Heart Attack and Stroke is Critical During COVID-19

Dr. Courtney Baechler, medical director for emerging science centers at MHIF, recently appeared on WCCO Radio's "Real Talk with Roshini" to discuss how COVID-19 is negatively impacting the number of people seeking care for a possible heart attack or stroke.

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Q&A with Dr. Peter Eckman on KDUZ Radio Heart Show

During Heart Month in February, Dr. Peter Eckman joined host Lester Schuft on the KDUZ Radio Heart Show program in Hutchinson, Minn., to talk all about heart health.

Dr. Vinayak Bapat Joins MHIF’s Valve Science Center Research Team

Vinayak (Vinnie) Bapat, MD, is joining the Valve Science Center team, bringing his extensive expertise as a cardiothoracic surgeon and innovator in treatment of heart valve disease. He will also be working directly with patients as a cardiothoracic surgeon at the Minneapolis Heart Institute®.

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation and UC-San Diego Receive FDA Approval of Investigational New Drug Application to Continue Research of Novel Hydrogel for Cardiac Tissue Repair

MHIF is conducting additional research on a novel hydrogel that is designed to repair cardiac tissue. In April 2020, the FDA approved an Investigational New Drug (IND) application to investigate the safety and feasibility of delivering VentriGel via catheter into areas of the heart of patients that cannot be completely revascularized at the time of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).

Dr. Courtney Baechler on “Real Talk with Roshini”: Seeking Care for Suspected Heart Attack and Stroke is Critical During COVID-19

Dr. Courtney Baechler, medical director for emerging science centers at MHIF, recently appeared on WCCO Radio's "Real Talk with Roshini" to discuss how COVID-19 is negatively impacting the number of people seeking care for a possible heart attack or stroke.

Q&A with Dr. Peter Eckman on KDUZ Radio Heart Show

During Heart Month in February, Dr. Peter Eckman joined host Lester Schuft on the KDUZ Radio Heart Show program in Hutchinson, Minn., to talk all about heart health.

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