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Neuregulin-1 induces changes in actin filaments during ventricular maturation. Actinin staining of a mouse embryo heart reveals a striated actin pattern corresponding to mature trabecular sarcomeres (green). The magnified view shows the differences in luminosity that distinguish the more organized actin filaments of the trabecular myocardium from the less organized compact layer
Research
10 Nov 2023

Neuregulin-1 (Nrg1) plays an essential role in the transformation of the heart from its delicate primordial structure into the powerful beating mature organ 

David Sancho
About the CNIC
31 Oct 2023

Dr Sancho heads the CNIC Immunobiology Laboratory, whose work focuses on research into the function of dendritic cells and macrophages, as key immune cells that modulate immunity and inflammation, and the use of these cells in immunotherapy in a wide range of diseases


Generación de células dendríticas post-sinápticas. La imagen muestra los contactos intercelulares entre las células dendríticas  y los linfocitos T. Células Dendríticas (verde) y los linfocitos T (azul y rosa)
Research
26 Oct 2023

Scientists at the CNIC and Hospital de la Princesa-UAM have identified profound changes taking place in dendritic cells during antigen presentation to a lymphocyte via intimate contact called an immune synapse

Research
2 Oct 2023

Scientists at the CNIC have discovered that metabolic cardiovascular risk factors diminish the capacity of the heart to use glucose as an energy source

la Dra. Mercedes Ricote y la Dra. Ana Paredes
About the CNIC
29 Sep 2023

The Spanish National Centre for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC) researcher Dr Ana Paredes has won the International Birnstiel Award 2023


Participantes del congreso junto al Dr. Valentín Fuster
About the CNIC
27 Sep 2023

The International Cardio-Oncology Society (ICOS), the Spanish Society of Cardiology (SEC), the Spanish Society of Medical Oncology (SEOM) and the Spanish Society of Haematology and Hemotherapy (SEHH) organised the Global Cardio Oncology Summit 2023 between 27-30 September in Madrid.


Rebeca Piñeiro-Sabarís, Marcos Siguero-Álvarez, Donald McGrogan y José Luis de la Pompa.
Research
5 Jul 2023

A multicenter study published in JAMA Cardiology and co-led by scientists at Hadassah Medical Center, Sheba Medical Center, and the CNIC could help in the design of future pharmacological treatments for bicuspid aortic valve

De izda. a dcha.: Gema González, Estefanía Núñez, Sergio Callejas, Juan Carlos Silla, Enrique Lara-Pezzi, Valentín Fuster, Fátima Sánchez Cabo, José Javier Fuster, Ana Dopazo, Borja Ibáñez, Marta Cortés, Alberto Benguría y Antonio Quesada.
Research
21 Jun 2023

A new CNIC study shows that low-grade systemic inflammation triggered by subcinical atherosclerosis accelerates epigenetic aging in otherwise healthy young individuals