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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MHIF researchers were well represented at the annual meeting of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) held virtually Sept. 25 – 26, 2020, with 16 presentations, posters or breakout sessions.
MHIF’s Director of Research Dr. Jay Traverse recently joined host Lester Schuft on the Heart Health Show on KDUZ Radio. They discussed the prominent symptoms associated with various heart problems, including heart attack, stroke, congestive heart failure and arrhythmia.
International Scholar Dr. Judit Karacsonyi from MHIF’s Center for Coronary Artery Disease Wins Best Case at ML-CTO Virtual Meeting
A case submission from MHIF CCAD International Scholar Dr. Judit Karacsonyi and CCAD Chairman Dr. Emmanouil Brilakis was awarded Best Case at the ML-CTO meeting.
Join Us at Upcoming Events
Join us for an interactive hands-on physician-to-physician training workshop focused on increasing the competence in CT planning for transcatheter mitral valve interventions.
Please join us for On the Pulse, a series of online cardiovascular updates from physician leaders in research and care at Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation and the Minneapolis Heart Institute® addressing latest advancements and current challenges.
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®.