• 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

  • Celebrate the New Year in Style and in Health

    With the New Year around the corner, medical professionals and health advocates around the globe weigh in on creative ways to establish healthier habits in 2021.
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  • Texas Heart Institute Opens Its Clinical Cardiology Practice

    “Texas Heart Medical Group will tap into Texas Heart Institute’s long-standing and relentless pursuit of excellence that began with the historic breakthroughs under Dr. Cooley’s leadership and vision.” Eric D. Wade, Board Chair

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  • New! CME/MOC On-Demand: Cardiology in the Time of Covid-19

    In response to the evolving pandemic, THI launched an online educational forum, Cardiology in the Time of COVID-19, to create a forum for discussing emerging topics related to the current COVID-19 and cardiovascular care. 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

  • Texas Heart Institute Team Wins Create the Future Design Contest Medical Category

    Promising technology in development to treat cardiac arrhythmia recognized in prestigious national competition. Read More

  • THI discovery targets inflammatory disease for patients suffering from IBD.

    A grant from the NIH NIDDK to Advance Collaboration to Develop Treatments for Inflammatory Disease Learn More

  • NHLBI Funds Texas Heart Institute's pediatric heart failure research

    Texas Heart Institute (THI) was awarded a prestigious four-year R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop the first fully implantable circulatory support device small enough for infants and small children.  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

  • 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.

  • THI Today

    Advancing Our Mission to Improve Patient Care

    “In the spirit of the Cooley legacy, we are joining together as a body of clinicians, surgeons, and scientists with a unified ethos to take Dr. Cooley’s core mission far into the 21st Century.” – Emerson Perin, MD, PhD Medical Director

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    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.

    Apply for THI Pro Staff

  • 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

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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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The Ali Massumi Cardiac Arrhythmia Symposium is designed to provide electrophysiologists, cardiologists, internists, and associated professionals with state-of-the-art information on...

WomenHeart Houston Welcomes New Champion & Ambassador

The Texas Heart Institute (THI) Women’s Center is proud to welcome its tenth WomenHeart Champion, Tannie Coward.  Tannie participated in...

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In Episode 23.1 of the Texas Heart Institute (THI) Education Series, Innovative Technologies & Techniques, Dr. Zvonimir Krajcer, Behnaam Aazhang, PhD,...

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Technology co-invented by scientists at the Texas Heart Institute and 7 Hills Pharma received broad patent protection from the U.S....

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