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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Nov 8, 2017

Thank YOU for attending Feel the Beat 2017!

By Suzanne Ferguson @suzannerferguson
We had a fantastic event on Saturday, October 14 here at Mayo Clinic for the fifth annual Feel the Beat event! There were over 270 attendees from 12 states and Canada who traveled all the way to Rochester, Minnesota. We had a great lineup of speakers from Karen Wanek, Brenton [...]
Thank YOU for attending Feel the Beat 2017!
Oct 26, 2017

Three reasons why the flu shot is important

By Suzanne Ferguson @suzannerferguson
The flu shot helps prevent against the flu. The flu shot is a vaccine that helps prevent against certain strains of the Influenza virus – the virus that causes flu. It takes two weeks after receiving the shot for the body to build up immunity, and it is important to [...]
Three reasons why the flu shot is important
Oct 3, 2017

What do we know about the genetics of HLHS?

By Suzanne Ferguson @suzannerferguson
  One of the main goals of The Todd and Karen Wanek Family Program for Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome (HLHS) is to find the genetic cause of the congenital heart disease (CHD). Here’s what we know so far: There is no single gene that causes HLHS. There are many unique [...]
What do we know about the genetics of HLHS?
Sep 29, 2017

Attending Feel the Beat? Here are some things you’ll want to know.

By Suzanne Ferguson @suzannerferguson
If you are attending Feel the Beat on October 14, you’ll want to know what to expect when you arrive in Rochester, MN. We’ve got you covered to help with your planning! Accommodations                                                                               Centerstone Plaza Hotel The CenterStone Plaza Hotel has a special rate for Feel the Beat attendees. [...]
Attending Feel the Beat? Here are some things you’ll want to know.
Sep 21, 2017

Register by tomorrow for HLHS Feel the Beat 2017!

By Suzanne Ferguson @suzannerferguson
Registration officially closes tomorrow for the fifth annual HLHS Feel the Beat event held on October 14. It’s going to be a great day filled with inspiring guest speakers, updates on the ongoing HLHS research, and an exciting afternoon surprise! Read more about our featured guest speakers Brenton Ball, Erin [...]
Register by tomorrow for HLHS Feel the Beat 2017!