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]

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]

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]

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.