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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Cardiovascular Imaging Evaluating Possible Association Between COVID-19 Vaccines and Myocarditis Published in Journal of American College of Cardiology: Imaging
Today, MHIF announced the publication of a data sharing clinical findings from cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging showing acute myocarditis temporally related to receiving mRNA COVID-19 vaccination in four patients (16-31 years old). This research is important as the clinical knowledge about COVID-19 vaccines continues to grow.
Training Professionals Across the Globe in the Latest Techniques for Cardiovascular Imaging and Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
This spring, MHIF held two workshops on complex cardiovascular (CV) imaging and transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR). These conferences combined a virtual environment with interactive, hands-on physician-to-physician training.
Even through through a pandemic, we accomplished so much, together. Take a look at an infographic to see highlights of MHIF’s impact in 2020.
Join Us at Upcoming Events
Please join MHIF’s free On the Pulse webinar – Stories of a Healthy Heart -on Valve Disease Awareness Day!
Participants will learn from industry-leading cardiovascular imaging physicians, clinicians and technologists who will present the most current principles, techniques, risks and limitations of different cardiovascular imaging modalities.
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.