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

Founders to the Future 2020: A fantastic virtual event!

Founders to the Future 2020: A fantastic virtual event!

On Aug. 18, 2020, we held our virtual Founder’s Event celebrating the vision and philanthropic leadership of MHIF’s founding physicians, community leaders and their families, each a vitally important part of MHIF.

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® Receives $5 Million Charitable Gift to  Accelerate Progress in World-Class Cardiovascular Prevention Research and Education

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® Receives $5 Million Charitable Gift to Accelerate Progress in World-Class Cardiovascular Prevention Research and Education

MHIF announced today a $5 million charitable donation from the Stuart Nolan family to support cardiovascular disease prevention research and education that aims to change the trajectory of heart disease for future generations. In honor of the gift – matching the largest donation ever made to the foundation – MHIF is establishing the Nolan Family Center for Cardiovascular Health.

Join Us at Upcoming Events

Complex Cardiovascular Imaging Conference

Complex Cardiovascular Imaging Conference

Multi-modality Imaging Education for Technologists, Technicians and Nurses Imaging for individuals with cardiovascular disease has continued to advance and grow in complexity. The field of cardiovascular imaging with cardiac CT angiography, cardiac MR, nuclear...

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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