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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MHIF researchers were well represented at the annual meeting of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) held virtually Sept. 25 – 26, 2020, with 16 presentations, posters or breakout sessions.
MHIF’s Director of Research Dr. Jay Traverse recently joined host Lester Schuft on the Heart Health Show on KDUZ Radio. They discussed the prominent symptoms associated with various heart problems, including heart attack, stroke, congestive heart failure and arrhythmia.
International Scholar Dr. Judit Karacsonyi from MHIF’s Center for Coronary Artery Disease Wins Best Case at ML-CTO Virtual Meeting
A case submission from MHIF CCAD International Scholar Dr. Judit Karacsonyi and CCAD Chairman Dr. Emmanouil Brilakis was awarded Best Case at the ML-CTO meeting.
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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...
2018 Research Intern Poster Reception What independent research questions are inspiring our cardiovascular physicians? How are physicians and research staff developing the next generation of researchers? Join Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation®...