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

Life After Stent

Life After Stent

  Have you or a loved one had angioplasty with or without stenting? If so, you may have questions about what comes next and what lifestyle adjustments you should make. Join the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation for an evening focusing on Life...

Valentine’s Day TC 5K 2019

Valentine’s Day TC 5K 2019

MHIF is proud to be the presenting sponsor for Twin Cities in Motion’s Valentine’s Day TC 5K again this year! Walk or run with us on February 9, 2019! This year’s race will help raise awareness for women’s heart health research.

2018 Heartbeat Gala

2018 Heartbeat Gala

The 2018 MHIF Heartbeat Gala was an incredible evening celebrating innovation. We hope you were inspired to find and embrace your adventure! A huge thank you to our sponsors for the evening. Thanks also to everyone who generously gave through...

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