MHIF blog

Dr. Scott Sharkey on Kare11 for Women’s Heart Research

Click on image above to watch Dr. Shakey's segment on Kare 11. Dr. Scott Sharkey, MHIF Chief Medical Officer and Cardiologist at Minneapolis Heart Institute® recently had the opportunity to sit down with Kare 11's Rena Sarigianopoulos to discuss women's heart health...

MHIF at CVI 2019

MHIF was well represented at the 2019 Cardiovascular Innovations conference in Denver, CO in July. Dr. Paul Sorajja, Roger L. and Lynn C. Headrick Family Chair for Valve Science Research at MHIF’s Valve Science Center, and Dr. Manos Brilakis, Chair of MHIF's Complex...

Hope, Health & Humor Event Recap – 5 Takeaways

  Did you know that women’s heart health research is 35 years behind that of men? When it comes to heart disease, women are under-studied, under-diagnosed and under-treated. At our fourth annual Hope, Health & Humor event held Aug. 8, 2019, the Minneapolis...

2018 MHI/MHIF Research Dissemination

Research is at the core of our mission. By disseminating our research learnings to medical professionals we are improving the prevention, identification and treatment of heart and vascular disease. In 2018 alone, our team published 200 manuscripts, produced 87 poster...

2019 Heartbeat Gala

Celebrate cutting-edge cardiovascular research and lifesaving innovations at the 2019 Heartbeat Gala. Join gala co-chairs, Dr. Elizabeth Grey and Dr. Retu Saxena as we lift up the impact research has on the lives of patients and their families during an evening of...

Miedema Authors New Paper on CAC Findings in Young Adults

Click on the link below to watch Dr. Miedema's interview on #JNOLive with JAMA Network Open. Study Shows Early Coronary Plaque is Common in Certain Young Adults and is Associated with Significantly Elevated Cardiovascular Risk  Study reinforces the importance of...

26 MHI Physicians on 2019 Top Docs List

Congratulations to all of the Minneapolis Heart Institute Physicians who made the 2019 Top Doctors List: Raed Abdelhadi, MDPeter Alden, MDIvan Chavez, MDFrazier Eales, MDPeter Eckman, MDCharles Gornick, MDElizabeth Grey, MDKevin Harris, MDTim Henry, MDDavid Hurrell,...

Dr. Retu Saxena Featured as 2019 Top Doc

MHI Cardiologist and MHIF Researcher, Dr. Retu Saxena was not only selected as one of Minneapolis St. Paul Magazine's 2019 Top Doctors, but she was one of five doctors featured in a special write-up! Here is her excerpt: A woman, 36 weeks pregnant, checked into a Twin...

Research Intern Poster Session and Open House 2019

August 15 | 4:00PM – 6:30 PM MHIF Suite 100 What independent research questions are inspiring our cardiovascular physicians? How are physicians and research staff developing the next generation of researchers?  You are cordially invited to a research poster session...

Complex Cardiovascular Imaging Conference

Multi-modality Imaging Education for Technologists, Technicians and Nurses Imaging for individuals with cardiovascular disease has continued to advance and grow in complexity. The field of cardiovascular imaging with cardiac CT angiography, cardiac MR, nuclear...