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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On Feb. 20, 195 people attended our educational event, The Mechanics of a Healthy Heart, at Minnesota Valley Country Club to learn more about heart valve disease and the latest treatments from our renowned physician researcher partners at Minneapolis Heart Institute®.
Dr. Jay Sengupta, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) researcher and clinical cardiac electrophysiologist at Minneapolis Heart Institute®, was the principal investigator on a pacemaker recall study published in the February 2020 issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, “Outcomes Before and After the Recall of a Heart Failure Pacemaker.”
Dr. Elizabeth Grey was interviewed on MPR to talk about how heart disease affects women differently and the gap in women’s heart health research. Along with another guest cardiologist, Dr. Grey also discussed risk factors and symptoms for heart and vascular disease, shared lifestyle steps women can take to help prevent it, and answered callers’ questions.
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Thank you! Our heartfelt thanks to all guests and sponsors of the 2015 Heartbeat Gala. It was a resounding success and we are already excited for next year! Please see the recap page for links to photos and videos. ————————- The 2015...