Press releases

08 March 2017

Alternativen zu Tierversuchen in der Forschung

Das Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kultur hat einen neuen Forschungsverbund „R2N – Replace und Reduce aus Niedersachsen – Ersatz und Ergänzungsmethoden für eine zukunftsweisende biomedizinische Forschung“ auf den Weg gebracht... [more]

07 March 2017

Technion: REBIRTH-Wissenschaftlerin erhält Forschungspreis

Professorin Dr. Denise Hilfiker-Kleiner, Forschungsdekanin der Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover (MHH), Klinik für Kardiologie und Angiologie, und Leiterin der REBIRTH Unit "Endogenous Regeneration Mechanisms of the... [more]

17 January 2017

Neue Theorie zu Arteriosklerose stellt bisherige Lehrmeinung in Frage

REBIRTH-Professor Haverich: Nicht Fette aus dem Blut, sondern Versorgungsstörungen der Arterienwand führen zu Ablagerungen in der Gefäßinnenwand und lösen Arterienverkalkung aus / Veröffentlichung in Circulation [more]

06 January 2017

GATA4 offers recovery for the heart

Why does the heart regeneration functions only shortly after birth? The team headed by Professor Dr. Jörg Heineke from the MHH-Department of Cardiology and Angiology of the REBIRTH Unit Myocardial Cellular Crosstalk and Gene... [more]

16 December 2016

CRISPR-Cas9: REBIRTH researchers optimise gene correction tool

Researchers at Hannover Medical School (MHH) have developed a refined method to genetically correct patient derived induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells) using the CRISPR-Cas9 tool. For this purpose the team around Professor... [more]

01 December 2016

Regenerative Science: Up to 20 PhD positions available

The PhD Program Regenerative Sciences is currently inviting applications for the program beginning in October 2017, application deadline is April 1st. Prerequisits: In order to be eligible for the program you need to hold a... [more]

03 November 2016

Development of the lung: researchers identify key regulatory pathway

How does the branching structure of the airways form during embryonic development?The main function of the human lung is that of gas exchange between the blood and the air. In order that this exchange occurs efficiently, the air... [more]

28 October 2016

REBIRTH-researchers repair damaged vessels with nanoparticles

MicroRNAs in nanoparticles Blood vessels are internally lined with a protective cell layer, the endothelium. Over the course of a lifetime this layer wears away, and the vascular walls thicken and calcify. These changes are often... [more]

25 October 2016

Science or Fiction? MHH-researchers highlight stem cell research

Stem cells = allrounder. What is regenerative medicine able to do? The dream of regenerative medicine is to make spare parts for the human body in the lab to save the lives of seriously ill people. This hope lies in the new... [more]

27 September 2016

Age-adjusted therapy for heart attack patients

Researchers at Hannover Medical School (MHH) have taken strides towards a new therapy for myocardial infarction (heart attack) that is especially suitable for elderly patients. The team led by Professor Thomas Thum and Shashi K.... [more]

19 August 2016

The immune system: a double-edged sword

Fatty liver, excessive alcohol consumption or viruses can cause infections of the liver that may lead to chronic inflammation and subsequently to cirrhosis and cancer of this organ. Researchers at Hannover Medical School’s (MHH)... [more]

24 June 2016

MicroRNA prevents acute liver failure

Acute liver failure can be caused by viruses, drug intolerance or poisoning (following mushroom consumption, for example). In many cases, a liver transplant is the only way to save the patient’s life, as effective drugs have not... [more]

21 June 2016

Combating cystic fibrosis: REBIRTH researchers coordinate European network

In Germany, one in 3,000 people are born with cystic fibrosis (CF). A European network for rare diseases entitled INSTINCT (‘Induced pluripotent stem cells for identification of novel drug combinations targeting cystic fibrosis... [more]

05 June 2016

Joining forces to find replacements for organs

Demand for donor organs far outstrips the supply. This means that patients often wait several years for a transplant, and many of them do not survive this period: in Germany, an average of three patients on the waiting list die... [more]

08 March 2016

UniStem Day 2016: European Stem Cell Day for school pupils

„Today marks a real first: all over Europe, right now, more than 25,000 school pupils are taking part in events on stem cell research. That’s quite something,” said Professor Ulrich Martin, deputy coordinator of the REBIRTH... [more]

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