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Mª Ángeles Zuriaga, Mirian Díez, Fátima Sánchez-Cabo, Ana Dopazo, José Javier Fuster, Ana Quintas y Jorge de la Barrera.
Research
5 Apr 2021

The study, carried out at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) and the Hospital Universitario Virgen de Arrixaca in Murcia, establishes clonal hematopoiesis as a new cardiovascular risk factor and an important link between aging and cardiovascular disease


3D reconstructions of superior (left) and inferior (right) brain regions, showing regions with lower metabolism associated with the presence of atherosclerotic plaques in the carotid arteries. The color code indicates the magnitude of the observation (yellow, strong association; red, lower association). Gray indicates areas showing no association with carotid plaque presence
Research
15 Feb 2021

Among the modifiable cardiovascular risk factors showing a close association with reduced brain metabolism, the research team found that the most important is hypertension

Research
6 Oct 2020

CNIC scientists have shown that vigorous physical exercise is linked to "noncompaction" of the heart, causing it to acquire a spongy appearance.

Research
29 Sep 2020

The study, published in JACC, forms part of the PESA-CNIC-SANTANDER project, led by Dr Valentín Fuster

Research
7 May 2020

Research could change standard of care protocols to prevent clotting associated with coronavirus

Experimental design of the study and summary of the results obtained
Research
21 Apr 2020

The study, published today in JACC, shows that activation of the complement system is one of the most characteristic molecular changes taking place in the early stages of the development of atherosclerotic plaques


En la imagen se muestra con un asterisco la presencia de una placa de aterosclerosis avanzada en la carótida común detectada por la técnica de ecografía 3D que no llega a ocasionar una obstrucción significativa de la luz del vaso (es <50%). Se puede comprobar con precisión su extensión en las 3 dimensiones del espacio lo que nos permite detectar cambios en su volumen para determinar si existe un avance de la enfermedad.
Research
7 Apr 2020

A CNIC study published in JACC demonstrates that atheroma plaques extend rapidly in the arteries of asymptomatic individuals aged between 40 and 50 years participating in the PESA-CNIC-Santander study.

Primera fila:  Irene Fernández-Nueda, Marta Cortés-Canteli, Valentín Fuster, Ana Marcos-Díaz y Borja Ibáñez. Detrás: Javier Sánchez-González, Carlos Cerón y Sergio Callejas.
Research
9 Oct 2019

Treatment of mice for 12 months with the anticoagulant drug dabigatran prevented memory loss and preserved cerebral circulation

Valentín Fuster
Research
23 Apr 2019

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