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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Read Our Latest News
On Thursday, August 12, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) hosted the 2021 intern poster session and reception. This event marks the conclusion of our summer clinical research internship and allowed interns to showcase their final research projects.
After a year of hardship and triumph, we’re excited to share our 2020 Annual Report. Inside you’ll find our latest impact numbers, heartfelt patient stories, highlights from this past year, and much more.
Newly published MHIF research shows modest but clinically meaningful reduction in the burden of cardiovascular disease in rural New Ulm
According to new research published in an online issue of the American Heart Journal, residents in the rural community of New Ulm, MN experienced fewer cardiovascular events during nine years of The Heart of New Ulm Project (HONU) interventions when compared with a matched rural Minnesota community.
Join Us at Upcoming Events
Please join us for On the Pulse, a series of online cardiovascular updates from physician leaders in research and care at Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation and the Minneapolis Heart Institute® addressing latest advancements and current challenges.
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.