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Lillehei Heart Institute


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    Red Hot Soirée: May 3, 2014

    Don't miss the hottest party in town - get your tickets today! Sponsor a table and bring your friends!

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    Dr. Jay Zhang Advances Understanding of Cellular Therapy in Myocardial Repair

    His research will critical to discovering better diagnostic and therapeutic modalities for CHF patients.

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    New heart research building opens

    The University of Minnesota revealed another 280,000 square feet of state-of-the-art space at its June 14 grand opening for the Cancer and Cardiovascular Research Building.

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The Lillehei Heart Institute

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.

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Red Hot Soirée

May 3, 2014
LHI will host its fourth annual
Red Hot Soiree, a gala fundraiser for cardiovascular research at the University of Minnesota. Tickets sell out - buy yours today!


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In the News

Healing Muscle with Stem Cells
Dr. Rita Perlingeiro, Ph.D. pioneers a method to heal muscle using a patient's own healthy cells.
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Video: Healing Hearts at the U

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