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Dr. Paul Sorajja talks MitraClip on Kare11 News

Dr. Paul Sorajja talks MitraClip on Kare11 News

Heart failure affects nearly 6 million Americans, but a new study on a tiny medical device, Abbott's MitraClip, is giving patients and their families hope. Dr. Paul Sorajja, Roger L. and Lynn C. Headrick Family Chair for Valve Science Research at the MHIF...

MHIF Fellow, Dr. Peter Tajti wins TCT Fellow Case Competition

MHIF Fellow, Dr. Peter Tajti wins TCT Fellow Case Competition

This year at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), Dr. Peter Tajti's presented a case from Minneapolis Heart Institute® that received second place in the International Fellows Challenging Case Session. The case was titled "Utility of the hybrid...

First Patient Enrolled in TVINCITIES Disparity Study

First Patient Enrolled in TVINCITIES Disparity Study

Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® Enrolls First Patient in Racial and Ethnic Disparities Study for Valvular Heart Disease   Minneapolis, MN – September 13, 2018 – Researchers at the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) enrolled their...

Dr Katsiyinannis on Kare 11 re: Aspirin & Fish Oil Study

Dr Katsiyinannis on Kare 11 re: Aspirin & Fish Oil Study

President of Minneapolis Heart Institute® and researcher with Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, Dr. Bill Katsiyiannis was interviewed on Kare 11 last week about the recent research on aspirin and fish oil supplements' effectiveness in preventing...

Upcoming Events

For the Heart of MN: A Cardiovascular Nursing Conference

Join MHIF on April 12 in Brainerd, MN for a cardiovascular conference to educate area nurses on common cardiovascular diseases and best practices for cardiovascular care. 

Cardiovascular Prevention Symposium: Optimal Preventive Care in 2019

Event DescriptionCardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death for US men and women.  The aging population, diabetes epidemic, underuse of preventive strategies and suboptimal control of risk factors could exacerbate the future CVD burden. This...

Women’s Event: Hope, Health & Humor 2019

Join Us!  Mark your calendars to join us with your favorite women for our 4th annual women's event promoting hope and discovery for women's heart health! Check back for more details. Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:00pm - 8:30 pm Minneapolis Event Center 212 SE 2nd Street...

2019 Heartbeat Gala

Celebrate cutting-edge cardiovascular research and lifesaving innovations at the 2019 Heartbeat Gala. Join gala co-chairs, Dr. Elizabeth Grey and Dr. Retu Saxena as we lift up the impact research has on the lives of patients and their families during an evening of...

Sponsorship Opportunities

Your sponsorship makes you part of our team and our mission, driving life-saving and life-changing innovative solutions for people with and at risk for heart and vascular disease. Thirty-five years strong, this kind of teamwork has helped Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) become a world-renowned center for cardiovascular research and education. Together, we’ve got a powerful, positive story to tell. Contact the MHIF Event Team for more details at


  • Align your brand with a respected leader in cardiovascular prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
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  • Build community connections.
  • Benefit from logo and sponsor recognition opportunities.
  • Improve lives by supporting the highest quality cardiovascular research and education.



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