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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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.
The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) is pleased to announce that Dr. Ayman Haq has been selected to serve as its first-ever cardiovascular prevention fellow in the Nolan Family Center for Cardiovascular Health.
50th Patient Enrolled in Abbott’s TRILUMINATE Clinical Study Advancing Options for Tricuspid Regurgitation
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation (MHIF) continues its leadership research to advance care an outcomes for patients living with heart valve disease, reaching an important milestone – the 50th patient enrolled in the TRILUMINATE pivotal clinical trial.
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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.
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®.