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Atrial electroanatomic map of a pig with persistent AFib. The regions colored magenta, purple, and dark blue have high mean FM values. These regions maintain the AFib, and their ablation with a catheter stops the arrhythmia. The squares represent the sites of rotational activity, which are sensitive but not specific to the regions that maintain the fibrillation.
Research
12 Sep 2019

The new study was conducted by investigators at the CNIC, the Hospital Clínico San Carlos in Madrid, and the CiberCV research network and is featured on the cover of the latest edition of the journal Circulation Research

From left to right: Marta Román, Fernando Domínguez, Laura Padrón-Barthe, Pablo Garcia-Pavia, Giovanna Giovinazzo, Enrique Lara-Pezzi, Demetrio J. Santiago, Javier Larrasa-Alonso
Research
5 Sep 2019

Scientists at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) and Puerta de Hierro hospital in Majadahonda have found a possible treatment for this disease

About the CNIC
16 Jul 2019

Dr. Valentín Fuster will be teaching the summer seminar series “Molecular, Clinical & Population Bases of Cardiovascular Disease and Health”, organized by the  International University Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP) and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Valentín Fuster
Research
23 Apr 2019

New study proves educating young children on health and fitness is effective

Luis Leiva-Vega, Juan Antonio Bernal, Marta Roche-Molina, Ayelén M. Santamans, Valle Montalvo-Romeral, Aránzazu Pintor-Chocano, Rafael Romero-Becerra, Ainoa Caballero, Alfonso Mora, Guadalupe Sabio, Antonia Tomás-Loba, Marta León, Elena Rodríguez, Juan Antonio López, Jesús Vázquez.
Research
11 Apr 2019

CNIC scientists have shown for the first time that a protein related to cell stress also regulates cell division

Jesús Vázquez, María Villalba, Sara Cogliati, Marina López, Paula Ortiz, José Antonio Enriquez, Laura Padrón, Elena Bonzón y Enrique Lara.
Research
6 Feb 2018

The calcineurin variant CnAβ1 redirects glucose metabolism to increase production of antioxidant compounds, reducing cardiac hypertrophy and improving heart function

 

Dr. Valentín Fuster
About the CNIC
19 Jan 2018

The results of our research will allow an economic return of the investment in terms of reduction in the waiting lists, better use of the equipment or a decrease in the costs of hospitalization


A 3-dimensional magnetic resonance image form a patient who has undergone an acute myocardial infarction. The heart is visible in the center of the image. Healthy (non-infarcted) cardiac muscle is indicated by asterisks, whereas arrows point to the infarcted region. MRI can reveal the extent of the area affected by inflammation after a heart attack (the yellow infarcted region marked by arrows). Serial MRI studies reveal thta this inflammatory reaction appears immediately after the infarction but then rapid
Research
22 Aug 2017

The study overturns the dogma that infarction is followed by progressive repair of the injured myocardium.

About the CNIC
8 Jan 2016

Firman un convenio para un programa que engloba la traslación de hallazgos en laboratorio directamente a los pacientes, la realización de ensayos clínicos conjuntos, el intercambio de personal y la formación de jóvenes médicos durante el MIR.

About the CNIC
20 Aug 2013

El Dr. Fuster compaginará este cargo con la dirección del CNIC y sus cargos de director del Instituto Cardiovascular y “Physician-in-Chief” del Mount Sinai Medical Center de Nueva York