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 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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Challenging Case from MHIF’s Center for Coronary Artery Disease Team Selected as Award Winning Case at CTO-Connect
At the CTO Connect Conference held virtually Feb. 19-20, 2021, Judit Karacsonyi, MD, PhD, a senior research scholar in MHIF CCAD, was honored to be selected to present a live case in the Award Winning Cases session.
MHIF completed the first two successful heart transplants in the state and is one of only seven clinical sites in the country participating in a new research study to evaluate a new technology that has the potential to change the way we do heart transplants.
Dr. Craig Strauss, a research cardiologist at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation and physician with Minneapolis Heart Institute® (MHI), has been awarded the 2020 Dr. Bruce E Linderholm award from Abbott Northwestern Hospital (ANW).
Join Us at Upcoming Events
Please join MHIF’s free On the Pulse webinar – Stories of a Healthy Heart -on Valve Disease Awareness Day!
Participants will learn from industry-leading cardiovascular imaging physicians, clinicians and technologists who will present the most current principles, techniques, risks and limitations of different cardiovascular imaging modalities.
Participate in your own 5k run/walk, in honor of Greg Riebe, to benefit MHIF and help change how cardiovascular disease is prevented, identified and treated.