HLHS

The Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) is a research program with the goal of delaying or preventing heart failure for individuals with HLHS.

To learn more or to participate, email HLHS@mayo.edu.

Follow the program on Facebook at Mayo Clinic HLHS, on Twitter @MayoClinicHLHS, and on Instagram at MayoClinicHLHS.

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Mar 12, 2019

Save the Date! Feel the Beat 2019

By Brianna Tranby @briannatranby
Mark your calendars for the Feel the Beat 2019!  The seventh annual event will be held this year on Saturday, October 12th in Rochester, Minnesota. This exciting event is a great way to meet other families in the congenital heart defect world and will allow you to connect with doctors and [...]
Save the Date!  Feel the Beat 2019
Jan 21, 2019

A Brief History of HLHS Procedures

By Stephen Rowley @sjrowley
I had the chance to sit down with Dr. Frank Cetta, a pediatric cardiologist here at Mayo Clinic. He has been working at Mayo Clinic since 2003 and specializes in congenital heart disease. We discussed some of the history of congenital heart surgery and how we got to where [...]
A Brief History of HLHS Procedures
Dec 20, 2018

Interview with Dr. Tim Nelson, Director of the HLHS Program

By Stephen Rowley @sjrowley
My name is Gabrielle Wanek and I’m an intern here at Mayo’s Todd and Karen Wanek Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome. I had the opportunity to interview Dr. Tim Nelson, the director of the HLHS program.   Gabrielle: Can you tell me what research is currently [...]
Interview with Dr. Tim Nelson, Director of the HLHS Program
Dec 18, 2018

Save the date for Feel the Beat on October 12!

By Stephen Rowley @sjrowley
Mark your calendars for the seventh annual Feel the Beat event on October 12 in Rochester, Minnesota! Feel the Beat is a great way to meet other families in the congenital heart defect world as well as connect with doctors and researchers working on the latest advancements in [...]
Save the date for Feel the Beat on October 12!
Dec 5, 2018

Discussion: Autologous vs. Allogeneic

By Stephen Rowley @sjrowley
My name is Stephen Rowley and I work within the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for HLHS. I sat down with Brooks Edwards, MD to discuss the difference between autologous and allogeneic cells and what it means for those with HLHS. Dr. Edwards is a cardiologist who has [...]
Discussion: Autologous vs. Allogeneic

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