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
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.
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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.
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation Participates in Research to Expand Availability of Donor Heart Transplants Through Use of New Technology
MHIF is one of eight sites to enroll patients evaluating new organ care system designed to ensure viability of more donor hearts for patients in need.
Join Us at Upcoming Events
Please join our free public education event to learn about: the public health epidemic of heart valve disease, how heart valve disease is diagnosed, the latest in heart valve disease research and treatments, and what you can do to help.
The stories shared will shine a light on the need for, and impact of, women’s heart health research. 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 generosity, inspirational storytelling, and captivating guest speakers.
With 600+ guests including Minneapolis Heart Institute® physicians, patients and families, thought influencers and community leaders, this evening brings our mission to life.
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...