Press releases

12 November 2012

Steering Committee Meeting

The ESPOIR Steering Committee Meeting took place on 30th of October 2012 in Barcelona at the 26th EACTS Annual Meeting. During the Scientific Programme Prof. Haverich gave an update on the “Clinical results with in vitro unseeded... [more]

01 August 2012

Leuven new clinical partner within the ESPOIR study

Leuven with Prof. Dr. Bart Meyns, Head of Cardiac Surgery - Cardiale Heelkunde, University Hospitals, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven has been officially added by the European Commission to the ESPOIR project partners. Prof.... [more]

12 May 2012

Ten years of innovative heart valves from Hannover

Bright eyes and happy smiles on the faces of children, young people and adults alike are nothing unusual at Hannover Adventure Zoo. On Saturday, however, it was a very special group that met at the zoo to have fun together:... [more]

09 March 2012

„Medical history being made in Hannover“

The medicine of tomorrow is already reality today: on a visit to Hannover Medical School (MHH), Federal Minister Dr Ursula von der Leyen, the patron of the association promoting children’s heart centres in Germany... [more]

02 January 2012

Transplantation: study on heart valves that last a lifetime

Transplanting a heart valve that is not rejected, lasts a lifetime and, in children, even grows with the body – this is the aim of the ‘European clinical study for the application of regenerative heart valves’ (ESPOIR). Headed by... [more]

22 November 2011

TV report: Will artificial and pig heart valves soon be a thing of the past?

Professor Haverich gives TV interview for the medical magazine programme ‘Visite’ On 22 November 2011 at 8.15 p.m. in its feature item entitled ‘New heart valves: which method for which patient?’ the NDR network’s health show... [more]

13 May 2011

Minister Wanka opens new cleanroom facility

Minister Johanna Wanka puts the cleanrooms into operation at the touch of a button.Hannover has taken another leap forward in the field of biotechnology: on 16 May, Hannover Medical School (MHH) opened its new cleanrooms: special... [more]

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