New Treatment for Diastolic Heart Failure
2019 National Heart Month
Join LHI and the Cardiovascular Division for fun events in February to celebrate National Heart Month.
See a full list of planned activities on the event page at z.umn.edu/heartmonth.
LY Chen Article Published in Circulation
A new paper by Dr. Lin Yee Chen's Atrial Fibrillation (AF) Research Group has been published in Circulation. The P2-CHA2DS2-VASc score improves our ability to predict ischemic stroke in patients with AF and will transform the care that we provide to our patients with AF.
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.
LHI Researchers Rita Perlingeiro, Ph.D. and Tania Incitti, Ph.D.
"Research out of University Minnesota Medical School and published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation Insights uncovers what causes diastolic heart failure and how it can be treated."