Cardiovascular Division

Providing outstanding, innovative clinical care to every patient is our guiding principle. It is the foundation for everything we do and the driving force behind our Lillehei Heart Institute/University of Minnesota Physicians Cardiovascular Program. We are pleased to share with you the scope of our program for service to you, your patients, family members, and friends.

  • Lin Yee Chen, MD, MS has been awarded another R01 grant from the NHLBI for his research into "Left Atrial Abnormality and Atrial Fibrillation-Related Cerebral Infarcts and Cognitive Decline." The goal of his project is to clarify the principal driver of outcomes that are currently attributable to AF.

  • Twin Cities AHA Heart Walk

    May 5, 2018 - Target Field
    Gates open at 7:00am
    Opening ceremonies at 9:00am
    Walk begins promptly after opening ceremonies

  • The American Society for Clinical Investigation has selected Chetan Shenoy, MD for a Young Physician-Scientist Award. Dr. Shenoy was chosen out of a pool of 117 nominees to receive this award.

  • Kurt Prins, MD, PhD, a recent CV Fellow, has been awarded a K08 Grant for his work on Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension from the NHLBI. He has been selected for the NHLBI Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award with a $800k grant to span 5 years.

  • Demetri Yannopoulos, M.D. publishes research demonstrating significant impact on survival rates for cardiac arrest.

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