Welcome to REBIRTH

With the enthusiastic support of six important partner institutions, Hannover Medical School (MHH) in 2006 has established a Cluster of Excellence in the area of Regenerative Biology and Reconstructive Therapies, acronym REBIRTH. 

The goal of the Excellence Initiative is to strengthen cutting-edge research in Germany and to improve its international competitiveness. Outstanding projects are funded as Clusters of Excellence which focus on the research potential at university locations in Germany and, hence, strengthen their international visibility.

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System for transporting donor lungs approved in USA following trial

In a clinical trial called INSPIRE, a large international team of investigators led by physicians at Hannover Medical School (MHH) has shown that the transport and storage of donor lungs using the Organ Care System (OCS) –... [more]

Hannoversche Forscher wollen „unsichtbare“ Organe schaffen

Für Menschen, die ein Spenderorgan transplantiert bekommen, beginnt ein neuer Lebensabschnitt mit einem gesunden Organ. Doch sie leben auch mit dem Risiko, dass ihr Körper das gespendete Organ wieder abstößt. Das passiert... [more]

Like leaves in a stream: researchers explore the biomechanics of heart valve development

Over the course of an 80-year life, the human heart pumps more than 200 million litres of blood through the body. This impressive feat is crucially dependent on the formation of cardiac valves, which are absent in the early... [more]

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