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Scheme of a cMyBP-C region in which mutations cause amino-acid changes that alter the mechanical properties of the protein. The positions of the affected amino acids are shown in red.
7 Jun 2021

A team led by Dr. Jorge Alegre-Cebollada has shown, for the first time, an association between hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and mechanical alterations to a component of the contractile machinery of the heart

Skeletal staining of the inferior limb regions of normal embryos, embryos with a single Meis allele, and an embryo with complete absence of Meis. Embryos with a single copy of Meis lack the fibula and posterior digits (black arrow). Total absence of Meis prevents limb development (white arrow).
2 Jun 2021

The study, published in Nature Communications, reveals that Meis transcription factors are essential for the formation and antero-posterior patterning of the limbs during embryonic development 

Association between the level of glycosylated hemoglobin and the extent of subclinical atherosclerosis
31 May 2021

In an article published in JACC, CNIC scientists report a method for improved ranking of cardiovascular risk in individuals without diabetes

First biomarker in blood that distinguishes myocarditis from an acute myocardial infarction
27 May 2021

The diagnosis of acute myocarditis is challenging, and the availability of a sensitive and specific early marker of acute myocardial inflammation could have a major impact on its clinical diagnosis

David Sancho, Carlos del Fresno, Elena Hernández-García, Manuel José Gómez, Francisco Javier Cueto, Salvador Iborra y Paola Brandi.
14 May 2021

El estudio del CNIC ha identificado un mecanismo por el que las células muertas del tumor frenan la respuesta del sistema inmunitario, reduciendo así la capacidad antitumoral de las células inmunitarias que atacan al cáncer

Sara Martínez Martínez, María José Méndez Olivares, Álvaro Alfayate, , Andrea de la Fuente-Alonso,  Miguel R. Campanero, Juan Miguel Redondo y Jesús Vázquez.
11 May 2021

Scientists at the CNIC and CSIC have shown that elevated activity of proteins regulated by nitric oxide (NO) causes the aortic disease seen in Marfan Syndrome patients

Dr. Miguel Torres
About the CNIC
10 May 2021

Dr. Torres is a member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). Dr. Miguel Torres’s scientific research focuses on the regulation of embryonic development and the formation and regeneration of organs.

Jacky Goetz
28 Apr 2021

Dr. Jacky Goetz works on intravital imaging and biomechanical forces during the progression of tumors.

3D images obtained in anatomical, functional, and tissue characterization studies performed with the ultrafast cardiac magnetic resonance protocol
22 Apr 2021

Ultrafast cardiac magnetic resonance allows precise assessment of heart anatomy and function while reducing healthcare costs and increasing patient comfort