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About the CNIC
8 Jun 2021

Dr Enríquez and Dr del Pozo Muñoz join their colleagues Dr Miguel Torres, Dr Pura Muñoz and Dr Francisco Sánchez Madrid,  bringing to five the number of CNIC members in EMBO

Valentín Fuster
About the CNIC
25 Feb 2021

Dr Valentín Fuster, Director of the Spanish National Centre for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC) is to receive the Gold Medal of the Association of Cardiovascular Imaging of the Spanish Society of Cardiology (SEC) for his original and innovative scientific activity in cardiovascular imaging to reach new frontiers in cardiovascular health of the heart and brain.


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

Marta Amorós Pérez, Virginia Zorita, Nuria Matesanz, Marian Zuriaga y José Javier Fuster.
About the CNIC
23 Dec 2020

The project will investigate the role of clonal hematopoiesis—the formation of mutated hematopoietic stem-cell clones promoted by anti-cancer therapies—in the development of atherosclerosis and associated cardiovascular disease

Research
29 Sep 2020

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

Research
17 Sep 2020

The results published in Nature Metabolism could be useful to design new treatments for the obese and overweight, and for some associated pathologies, including fatty liver disease and type 2 diabetes

Research
16 Sep 2020

The study published in Cell shows that macrophages, a type of immune cell, help cardiac cells to get rid of their waste material, and that this maintains the metabolic and contractile properties of the heart

Research
30 Jul 2020

CNIC study shows that selection between mitochondrial genomes depends on how each type of mitochondria affects cell metabolism

Research
30 Jul 2020

The study, published in Nature, shows that sodium controls hypoxic signaling in the mitochondrial respiratory chain

Research
25 Jun 2020

The regulatory protein SCAF1 enables mitochondria to adapt to the available nutrient source of sugars, fats, or proteins