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.

News

Organ Care System: MHH physicians treat diseased lung outside the body

The growing resistance of pathogens to antibiotics means that, in an increasing number of cases, doctors are out of alternative treatment options for severe pneumonia. Medics at Hannover Medical School (MHH) have, for the first... [more]

Gene therapy for rare blood condition

Scientists at Hannover Medical School (MHH) have achieved a first: they have developed a successful cell and gene therapy for a genetic infectious disease. It appears to be a promising treatment for a rare and life-threatening... [more]

How are artificial lungs implanted?

For people with certain serious lung conditions, a lung transplant is the only curative treatment option.  However, only a small proportion of patients can receive this treatment, as there are fewer and fewer organ donors... [more]