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What We Do

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

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Announces Launch of Cardiovascular-Focused Journal

The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation will educate professionals about advancements in cardiovascular medicine through the Journal of the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation. Minneapolis, MN – February 20,...

Sugar vs. fat: Which is better for your heart health?

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Researcher, Dr. Nicholas Burke, spoke with WCCO News Radio about new research that suggests sugar, not fat, is the main culprit behind coronary heart disease....

Dr. Kevin Harris interviewed about holiday heart attacks

Dr. Kevin Harris interviewed about the increased risk of heart attacks over the holidays.