Hope Discovered Here®

Creating a world without heart and vascular disease

We are the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF).

For more than 38 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

Learn More
Explore Our Centers


Center for Coronary Artery Disease

Valve Science Center

Penny Anderson Women’s Cardiovascular Center

Nolan Family Center for Cardiovascular Health

MHIF Physician-Initiated Research

Global Outreach

Benefits of Participating in Research

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.


Be More Active

Take a more active role in your own health care.

Potential to Unlock More Options

You may gain access to investigational treatments and medications.

Make a Contribution

Help find new and better ways to treat people with your condition.

Find Clinical Research Trials


Our clinical research studies test new drugs, devices and medical procedures to improve care for future generations. View current research studies and see if you qualify to participate.

Read Our Latest News

MHIF Research at Transcatheter Therapeutics (TCT) 2021

MHIF Research at Transcatheter Therapeutics (TCT) 2021

Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) is the annual scientific meeting of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) and the world’s premier meeting for interventional cardiovascular medicine. MHIF will be well represented in 32 scientific sessions at TCT 2021.

Join Us at Upcoming Events

2021 Hope, Health and Humor

2021 Hope, Health and Humor

Gather with women from different backgrounds, including community leaders, business owners, patients, physicians and artists. Together, we will learn more about heart and vascular disease in women in our community.

For the Heart of MN: A Cardiovascular Nursing Conference

For the Heart of MN: A Cardiovascular Nursing Conference

Join us for a cardiovascular nursing education event! This conference is a unique opportunity for nurses living in rural areas to further their knowledge in cardiovascular disease, including best practices and patient-care models to influence the heart health of patients.

Sign up For Our Newsletter

Stay up to date on MHIF news, events and the latest information on heart disease treatment and prevention.