The Hannover Medical School (Medizinische Hochschule Hannover, MHH), founded in 1965, is one of the world’s leading university medical centres.
With its interdisciplinary research, MHH has strong collaborative links with many academic and industrial research organisations worldwide.
MHH focuses its research activities on unravelling basic mechanisms for translation into clinical research in
close collaboration with clinical facilities.

The joint research institute VIANNA at MHH houses 65 employees and nine working groups. It concentrates on prosthetic therapy within the auditory system and in neuroscience.
One particular focus is development and plasticity in congenital deafness and therapy with cochlear implants.