REBIRTH researchers produce large quantities of cardiac muscle cells from stem cells

Heart attacks or cardiac insufficiency often result in irreparable damage to the cardiac muscle tissue. Many patients could be helped by tissue produced in the lab. However, in order to be able to engineer heart tissue from human... [more]

Erbprinz von Hannover und Regionspräsident zu Gast beim Exzellenzcluster REBIRTH

Hoher Besuch in der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover (MHH): Prinz Ernst August von Hannover und Regionspräsident Hauke Jagau haben am Mittwoch, 26. November 2014 den Exzellenzcluster REBIRTH (Von Regenerativer Biologie zu... [more]

DFG Meeting Urges for Excellence Initiative Continuation

With an urgent appeal to policy makers for a continuation of the Excellence Initiative, the largest meeting for the coordinators of the clusters of excellence, graduate schools institutional strategies has ended. The Cluster of... [more]

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.