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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Sep 12, 2018

Thanks for attending Feel the Beat 2018!

By Stephen Rowley @sjrowley
Thank you so much for attending Feel the Beat 2018! We had a total of 176 guests at the event, many of whom traveled far and wide to join us. This year’s theme was evolution at Feel the Beat. The event included a patient/parent panel with speakers Gabrielle Wanek, Michelle [...]
Thanks for attending Feel the Beat 2018!
Aug 29, 2018

This year's agenda for Feel the Beat!

By Stephen Rowley @sjrowley
Feel the Beat agenda - September 8, 2018 – Gonda building 8:00 am to 9:00 am – Registration and breakfast   9:00 am to 9:25 am – Welcome message, Dr. Timothy Nelson, Geffen Auditorium   9:25 am to 9:55 am – Dr. James Tweddell, Geffen Auditorium   10:00 am to [...]
This year's agenda for Feel the Beat!
Aug 22, 2018

Gabrielle Wanek and Michelle Waletzko Speaking at Feel the Beat 2018!

By Stephen Rowley @sjrowley
Gabrielle Wanek Gabrielle is a twenty-three-year-old with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. She was born in Genolier, Switzerland and has had multiple surgeries including the Norwood procedure, directional Glenn procedure, the Fontan procedure, and three catheter procedures. She grew up in a small town in western Wisconsin with her parents and [...]
Gabrielle Wanek and Michelle Waletzko Speaking at Feel the Beat 2018!
Aug 15, 2018

Attending Feel the Beat? We’ve got you covered on where to stay and things to do!

By Stephen Rowley @sjrowley
  If you are attending Feel the Beat on September 8, you’ll want to know what to expect when you arrive in Rochester, Minnesota. Make sure to register for the event or email us at HLHS@mayo.edu if you have any questions.   Accommodations We have a block of rooms reserved [...]
Attending Feel the Beat? We’ve got you covered on where to stay and things to do!
Aug 6, 2018

What is Feel the Beat and why should you attend?

By Stephen Rowley @sjrowley
  The HLHS Feel the Beat event is a family-friendly event for anyone and everyone interested in learning more about hypoplastic left heart syndrome (HLHS) and the work the Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for HLHS is doing.   Feel the Beat was created in 2013 as team members [...]
What is Feel the Beat and why should you attend?