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
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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 and Insight News launched a new partnership with Insight Health Equity Action Lab (iHEAL) to offer a series of five Heart to Heart Conversations. Learn more and watch the recordings here.
Challenging Case from MHIF’s Center for Coronary Artery Disease Team Selected as Award Winning Case at CTO-Connect
At the CTO Connect Conference held virtually Feb. 19-20, 2021, Judit Karacsonyi, MD, PhD, a senior research scholar in MHIF CCAD, was honored to be selected to present a live case in the Award Winning Cases session.
MHIF completed the first two successful heart transplants in the state and is one of only seven clinical sites in the country participating in a new research study to evaluate a new technology that has the potential to change the way we do heart transplants.
Join Us at Upcoming Events
Participate in your own 5k run/walk, in honor of Greg Riebe, to benefit MHIF and help change how cardiovascular disease is prevented, identified and treated.
By participating in our Hope, Health & Humor – at home edition party, you can help us inspire important women in your life to take care of their hearts, learn more about women’s heart health and help us raise awareness of the #ResearchHer cause.
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®.