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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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 Celebrates World Heart Day 2020

MHIF Celebrates World Heart Day 2020

MHIF is proud to work with our colleagues at the World Heart Federation to raise awareness of cardiovascular disease as part of World Heart Day. We’re joining in the call to share how we #UseHeart in honor of World Heart Day 2020!

MHIF Researchers Present at ELSO 2020

MHIF Researchers Present at ELSO 2020

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.

Join Us at Upcoming Events

2019 Heartbeat Gala

2019 Heartbeat Gala

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.

Research Intern Poster Session and Open House 2019

Research Intern Poster Session and Open House 2019

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...

Women’s Event 2019: Hope, Health & Humor

Women’s Event 2019: Hope, Health & Humor

Join Us!  Mark your calendars to join us with your favorite women for our 4th annual women's event promoting hope and discovery for women's heart health! Check back for more details. Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:00pm - 8:30 pm Minneapolis Event Center 212 SE 2nd Street...

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