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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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 Researchers at SCAI 2021 Scientific Sessions

MHIF Researchers at SCAI 2021 Scientific Sessions

SCAI 2021 Scientific Sessions were held virtually April 28 – May 1, 2021, and Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) was well represented with 26 research physicians, staff and MHIF international scholars.

North American COVID-19 ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Research Reveals Impact on Minority Populations, High Mortality and Atypical Symptoms

North American COVID-19 ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Research Reveals Impact on Minority Populations, High Mortality and Atypical Symptoms

Today, MHIF announced the first publication of outcomes from the North American COVID-19 ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Registry (NACMI) showing that COVID-positive patients with STEMI represent a high-risk group of patients with unique demographic and clinical characteristics that are important to consider in providing optimal care.

Join Us at Upcoming Events

Complex Cardiovascular Imaging Conference

Complex Cardiovascular Imaging Conference

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.

Virtual Riebe Run 2020

Virtual Riebe Run 2020

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.

Hope, Health and Humor: At-Home Edition

Hope, Health and Humor: At-Home Edition

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.

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