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 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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In May 2019, Jessica Gottlieb and her husband Brent were eagerly looking forward to celebrating their fifth wedding anniversary. They’d had more than their share of heartbreak over the years, losing a baby girl on the day of her delivery in December of 2017 and then...
The Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) is seeking a Program Director for its Valve Science Center and Center for Imaging Research to contribute to MHIF’s vision of creating a world without heart and vascular disease. To achieve this bold vision, we are...
Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation and UC-San Diego Receive FDA Approval of Investigational New Drug Application to Continue Research of Novel Hydrogel for Cardiac Tissue Repair
MHIF is conducting additional research on a novel hydrogel that is designed to repair cardiac tissue. In April 2020, the FDA approved an Investigational New Drug (IND) application to investigate the safety and feasibility of delivering VentriGel via catheter into areas of the heart of patients that cannot be completely revascularized at the time of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG).
Join Us at Upcoming Events
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...
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.
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...