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

Cardiovascular Imaging Evaluating Possible Association Between COVID-19 Vaccines and Myocarditis Published in Journal of American College of Cardiology: Imaging

Cardiovascular Imaging Evaluating Possible Association Between COVID-19 Vaccines and Myocarditis Published in Journal of American College of Cardiology: Imaging

Today, MHIF announced the publication of a data sharing clinical findings from cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR) imaging showing acute myocarditis temporally related to receiving mRNA COVID-19 vaccination in four patients (16-31 years old). This research is important as the clinical knowledge about COVID-19 vaccines continues to grow.

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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.

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®.

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