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

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.

MHIF Announces 2020 Physician Award Winners

MHIF Announces 2020 Physician Award Winners

On Dec. 16, 2020, MHIF announced Dr. Emmanouil (Manos) Brilakis as the recipient of the Robert G. Hauser Leadership Award and Dr. Jay Sengupta as the recipient of the Ray Bentdahl Distinguished Service Award.

Join Us at Upcoming Events

On the Pulse Series

On the Pulse Series

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.

Raising Awareness About Heart Valve Disease!

Raising Awareness About Heart Valve Disease!

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®.

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.

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