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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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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During Heart Month in February, Dr. Peter Eckman joined host Lester Schuft on the KDUZ Radio Heart Show program in Hutchinson, Minn., to talk all about heart health.
Please join us for On the Pulse, a series of online cardiovascular updates from physician leaders in research and care at Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation and the Minneapolis Heart Institute® addressing latest advancements and current challenges.
Long-time friend, patient and supporter Ruth Stricker Dayton passed away on Tuesday, April 14. Ruth’s philanthropic impact is felt throughout many other organizations in Minnesota and the world.
Join Us at Upcoming Events
MHIF is proud to be the presenting sponsor for Twin Cities in Motion's Valentine’s Day TC 5K this year! Give a warm embrace to outdoor running through Minnesota's tough winters with this fun tradition! Registration is now closed. DATE: Saturday, February 10, 2018...
2017 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® (MHIF) for a...
The 2017 MHIF Heartbeat Gala was an incredible night celebrating 35 years of innovative research and education. View photos!