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About the CNIC
15 May 2024

Globally, cardiovascular diseases due to atherosclerosis – the build-up of plaque in arteries – are the leading cause of death. A new Danish-Spanish research collaboration aims to develop methods to detect atherosclerosis at earlier ages and encourage prevention. Denmark’s Novo Nordisk Foundation has granted up to EUR 23 million to cover the first 2.5 years of the REACT initiative. The initiative is expected to run for 8 years in total


 Rodrigo Fernández Jiménez ha sido galardonado con el Premio Nacional de Investigación para Jóvenes ‘Gabriella Morreale’
About the CNIC
15 Mar 2024

The award honours the quality and relevance of his research work in preventive medicine and on current challenges in the field of cardiology


About the CNIC
9 Feb 2024

The National Center for Cardiovascular Research Carlos III (CNIC) is excited to announce the upcoming edition of the CNIC Conferences

Carlos Torroja, Jacob F. Bentzon, Paula Nogales, Laura Carramolino, Vanessa Cumbicus, Daniel Morales, Ana Dopazo, Verónica Labrador y Alberto Benguria
Research
1 Feb 2024

A study published in Nature Cardiovascular Research reveals smooth muscle-derived cells as a new target for reducing the size of atherosclerotic plaque. The results open up new avenues for the design of treatments to enhance the beneficial effect of cholesterol-lowering drugs


Foto de grupo Jacardi
About the CNIC
29 Nov 2023

CNIC and the i+12 Institute co-lead one of the working groups of this initiative.

Imágenes de mapeado óptico de dos corazones distintos de ratones que desarrollaron fibrilación ventricular.
Representative results from participants showing atherosclerosis progression (left) and regression (disappearance of plaques, right) in arteries of the neck (carotids) and groin (femorals). Each image pair shows the results of the initial study at baseline and the follow-up study of the same artery 6 years later. The images show representative vascular ultrasound images on the right and 3-dimensional reconstructions on the left.
Research
20 Nov 2023

Atherosclerosis, previously believed to be an irreversible progressive disease, can be reversed if risk factors are contolled early enough

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