News & Events



Congratulations to Carolina Cordero Ortiz for earning the top award for her poster during the University of Minnesota Department of Medicine’s Hebbel Research Day. Carolina is a Ph.D. candidate in the lab of Rita Perlingeiro, Ph.D. Her poster, illustrating the project entitled “Ribitol rescues functional alpha-dystroglycan glycosylation in a novel patient specific FKRP-associated Walker Warburg Syndrome iPS cell model,” was one of 130 posters on display at the event.

Kurt Prins

U of M Cardiologist and LHI researcher Kurt Prins, MD, PhD has recently earned two separate young investigator awards.

Butrous Young Investigator Award in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

This award recognizes the best abstract for an investigator who is under the age of 35. Dr. Prins was named winner at the annual Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute Annual meeting. The award comes with a $500 stipend.

Rita and Tania

LHI Researchers Rita Perlingeiro, Ph.D. and Tania Incitti, Ph.D. have been working on a UMN Medical School study investigating the use of cell replacement therapies to treat muscular dystrophies. Read more about the exciting insights they have discovered >

Sam Dudley

"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." Read More

Sue Duval

Professor Sue Duval, Ph.D. of the Cardiovascular Division and Division of Biostatistics was honored at the Medical School's Wall of Scholarship induction ceremony October 25, 2018. The Wall of Scholarship recognizes faculty authors each time an individual publication reaches 1000 citations. Dr. Duval’s 2018 honor is for her paper, “A nonparametric "trim and fill" method of accounting for publication bias in meta‐analysis,” published in the Journal of the American Statistical Association in 2000. This will be Dr.


Featured Events

LHI Lecture Series
Every Wednesday. noon to 1:00pm
September through May

Anually in July or August

Red Heart Soirée
Friday, September 7, 2018

National Heart Month
Anually in February

Event Calendar

The calendar below lists LHI events. The default view is all events, but you can use the links at the right to view only the LHI Lecture Series or only non-LHI lecture events.