The Lillehei Heart Institute: building on the shoulders of giants.

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Scientific revolutions require a series of paradigm shifts that are promoted by a series of discoveries. These discoveries, paradigm shifts, and scientific revolutions are dependent on timing, environment, and innovative pioneers. More than 50 years ago, a series of discoveries led to such a paradigm shift at the University of Minnesota which in turn revolutionized the field of cardiovascular medicine forever. Today, this spirit of innovation and discovery is alive and thriving at the Lillehei Heart Institute at the University of Minnesota.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)273-277
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of cardiovascular translational research
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2008


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