• Innovative Technologies & Techniques: Ventricular Assist Devices: Current Status & Future Directions

    Dr. Zvonimir Krajcer, Billy Cohn, MD, and Les Miller, MD discuss the history and development of the past, present and future heart assist devices. Learn More

  • In these challenging times, innovative ideas are needed more than ever.

    Working with collaborative, inter-institutional teams of scientists, engineers, and doctors, the Electrophysiology Clinical Research & Innovations team has designed two new technologies aimed at improving patient outcomes and quality of life. Learn More

  • THI Journal Special Section Women

    Relevant, women-focused research and current insights for all medical professionals caring for women today from  Dr. Stephanie Coulter and invited leaders on their fields. Learn More

  • Welcoming the Next Generation of Heart Care Specialists

    Since 1965, our fellowship training programs have attracted some of the best and brightest clinical physicians from top-tier medical training programs around the country. This year was no exception.  Learn More

  • Cardiology in the Time of COVID-19: Thombotic & Embolic Complications

    Drs. Zvonimir Krajcer, and Stephanie Coulter welcome special guest, interventional cardiology fellow Dr. Briana Costello to the THI Studio to discuss the recent reports of thrombotic and embolic complications in patients with COVID-19. Learn More & Watch Episode

  • THE NEXT FIRST in Cardiovascular Discovery is happening here.

    Some of the greatest inventions in the history of mankind have been made right here at Texas Heart Institute.  Learn More

  • Dr. Zvonimir Krajcer discusses digital medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond on Rice University Radio

    The applications of digital technologies and digital medicine are ideally suited for cardiology, and many doctors feel that these applications are here to stay. Listen to the Interview

  • THI Explores COVID-19, Artificial Intelligence & Arrhythmias

    Cardiology in the Time of COVID-19 explores advances in artificial intelligence and the potential impact on the arrhythmia management today and in the future. Watch the New Episode

  • Cardiology in The Time of COVID-19

    In response to the evolving pandemic, the Texas Heart Institute (THI) is dedicating its education series, Innovative Technologies & Techniques, to provide an online educational forum for discussing emerging topics related to preparing for and taking care of all patients being treated for COVID-19.  All Episodes

    Cardiology in The Time of COVID-19: Cell Therapy to Modulate Inflammation

     

  • Heart Healthy for a Healthy Body

    There is no doubt that diet plays a major role in overall cardiovascular health, but each person’s goals and starting place are different.  Which diet should you consider trying? Which should you avoid?

    11 Diets Reviewed

  • Clinical Trials at Texas Heart Institute

    Our physicians and researchers are dedicated to improving patient care for those suffering from heart disease, and the clinical trials underway at THI are vital to advancing the development of new medicines and therapies.

  • Create the Future

    Doctors and engineers tackle two major challenges in heart care

    Dr. Mehdi Razavi and his collaborating team of engineers and doctors submitted two entries to the Create the Future Engineering Design Competition in the Medical Category. ​​  Learn More

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    A Chip Off the Old Box: Painless Defibrillation
    A Genius Needle for Safe Vascular Access

    A Genius Needle for Safe Vascular Access
  • In the News

    Harnessing hydrogels to fine-tune the body’s inflammatory response

    Rice University partnered with the Texas Heart Institute (THI) to define the body’s response to their injectable hydrogels that are showing promise for  wound healing, drug delivery and treating cancer. Dr. Darren Woodside, THI Vice President for Research, said the hydrogels could make the body’s immune system more effective at fighting cancerous tumors. Watch News Story

  • The Next First

    Texas Heart Institute Discovery to Enhance the Immune System Moves Closer to Clinical Testing

    THI invention has the potential to augment the body’s immune responses and may have important and timely applications for solid tumors and vaccines in development for at-risk elderly patients. Learn More

  • THI Today

    Texas Heart Institute Professional Staff Applications

    The Texas Heart Institute is now accepting applications for the THI Professional Staff. The credentialing process will remain open to all interested over the next 60 days (until April 1, 2020).

    Apply for THI Pro Staff

  • THI Today

    Houston Matters Emphasizes Heart Health on Presidents Day

    Listen to Dr. Stephanie Coulter on Houston Public Radio HoustonMatters recorded on President’s Day from the University of Houston campus online of 88.7.

    Listen to the Heart Health Segment at 31:10 -42:11

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    The Latest Heart News in the Texas Heart Institute App

    Texas Heart Institute is committed to educating the global community about the importance of heart health and the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease. Download the free app to stay up to date on the latest heart topics, news, features, videos, and events.  Learn More

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THE NEXT FIRST in Cardiovascular Discovery is happening here.

Texas Heart Institute’s renowned physicians, scientists, and engineers are working tirelessly to unfold the origins of disease and identify the underlying causes of cardiovascular conditions to develop more effective and less invasive treatments.  Through innovative and progressive programs in research, education, and improved patient care, we will reduce the devastating toll of cardiovascular disease.

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Risk assessments are used to determine your likelihood of developing disease in the future. Learn more below about the most critical numbers that impact your personal health and help your doctor assess your risk for both heart disease and stroke. Calculate Your BMI, Heart Health Tips and more…

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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Patient Questions, located in the Heart Information Center, is a searchable tool that provides answers to thousands of commonly asked questions.

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Welcoming the Next Generation of Heart Care Specialists

Houston, Texas— (June 30, 2020)—Since 1965, the Texas Heart Institute fellowship training programs at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center, sponsored...

Wireless Pacing Chip

Doctors and engineers tackle two major challenges in heart care

In these challenging times, innovative ideas are needed more than ever. An article about Dr. Mehdi Razavi and the Electrophysiology Clinical...

Texas Heart Institute & 7 Hills Pharma awarded a $1.9 million grant from National Heart Lung Blood Institute to improve stem cell transplantation

HOUSTON, TX (June 11, 2020) —The Texas Heart Institute and 7 Hills Pharma (7 Hills) received a $1.9 million, Phase...

Member Spotlight: Global Education Leadership in the COVID Era

Dr. Zvonimir Krajcer’s leadership and commitment to outstanding international research and education collaborations has impacted the care of patients suffering...

Texas Heart Institute’s molecular discovery at the heart of a new vaccine development program

A promising molecular technology co-invented by scientists at the Texas Heart Institute and 7 Hills could soon enhance the effectiveness...

Cardiology In The Time of COVID-19: Peripheral Vascular Medicine

In response to the evolving pandemic, the Texas Heart Institute (THI) is dedicating its education series, Innovative Technologies & Techniques, to providing...

Cardiology In The Time of COVID-19: Cell Therapy to Modulate Inflammation

In response to the evolving pandemic, the Texas Heart Institute (THI) is dedicating its education series, Innovative Technologies & Techniques, to providing...

Cardiology In The Time of COVID-19: Digital Medicine

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing doctors and health care teams around the globe to adapt to a health care environment...

Cardiology In The Time of COVID-19: Cath Lab & STEMI

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing doctors and health care teams around the globe to adapt to a health care environment...