February is National Heart Month!
LHI and the Cardiovascular Division have events planned throughout the month.
Now Taking Applications!
The LHI Summer Scholars Program is now taking applications for its 2017 session.
Application deadline is February 15; Check out the application info >
A Ground-breaking Treatment for Muscular Dystrophy
Rita Perlingeiro talks to Access Minnesota about repairing muscle using a patients own skin cells.
The Lillehei Heart Institute brings together faculty and students committed to cardiovascular scholarship, facilitating their interaction and allowing them to share core University resources.
Financial support from the Institute provides the margin of excellence that enhances our competitiveness in the global effort to cure heart and vascular diseases.
The Institute is built on the legacy of University of Minnesota icons that created a culture of innovation and discovery. Today, established investigators who have secured highly competitive federal, corporate and foundation research grants working together with the next generation of young investigators to lessen the toll of cardiovascular disease on all of us.
Lillehei Heart Institute Faculty member Naoko Koyano-Nakagawa, Ph.D. has been awarded the 2015 Dr. Marvin and Hadassah Bacaner Research Award in cardiology.