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Cells use two mechanisms to detect force: one gradual and progressive mediated by newly identified large membrane depressions called dolines (left); the other abrupt, activated above a certain threshold, and mediated by minute membrane invaginations called caveolae (right).
Research
23 Dec 2022

A study published in Nature Cell Biology confirms that caveolae are essential for the mechanical responses of tissues subject to large mechanical forces (such as muscle, heart, blood vessels, and fat), whereas larger membrane depressions (termed 'dolines') are important for the response to weak or medium-strength forces

Los adolescentes que duermen menos de 8 horas tienen más probabilidades de tener sobrepeso u obesidad
Research
29 Aug 2022

Excess weight and metabolic syndrome are associated with cardiovascular disease, suggesting that health promotion programs in schools should teach good sleep habits

Juan Domingo Gisbert
About the CNIC
24 Jun 2022

Juan Domingo Gispert López, head of the Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center and CNIC (Spanish National Centre for Cardiovascular Research) researcher


Grupo de la Dra. Priori
Research
21 Jul 2021

The research team led by project leader Dr Silvia Priori is confident that the discovery of new therapies will reduce the mortality linked to this disease and could also reduce arrhythmias in heart failure patients

Borja Ibáñez
About the CNIC
10 Jun 2021

The €35,000 awarded by the foundation in each category is for research that deepens knowledge of the relationship between nutrition, food and health

About the CNIC
9 Jun 2021

The study, published in Nature in 2019, revealed relevant data about the involvement of the protein p38gamma in the development of the main type of primary liver cancer, which affects over a million people a year worldwide


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.

Manuel José Gómez, Ester Marina-Zárate, Almudena Ramiro, Ana Dopazo, Irene Fernández-Delgado, Francisco Sánchez-Madrid y Diego Calzada-Fraile
Research
3 Feb 2021

Researchers at the CNIC have discovered that dendritic cells, which initiate specific immune responses, can reprogram their genes to improve their immune response


Alfonso Mora, María Elena Rodríguez Andrés, Guadalupe Sabio, Alejandro Rosell, Cintia Folgueira and Luis Leiva-Vega.
Research
30 Jun 2020

CNIC scientists have designed an animal model to study the development of liver cancer caused by bile acids