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About the CNIC
12 Jun 2019

EMBO promotes excellence in scientific research, and one of its major goals is to support talented researchers at all stages of their careers

Rui Benedito, Macarena Fernández Chacón, Verónica Casquero García, Federica Lunella y Wen Luo.
Research
22 May 2019

CNIC scientists have developed a new genetic tool that significantly facilitates the study of gene function in physiological conditions and disease.

About the CNIC
6 May 2019

Image: In the picture, individual endothelial cells have different fluorescent barcodes and mitogenic stimulations, allowing the non-invasive fate-mapping of their proliferative and migratory behaviours over time.

About the CNIC
3 Apr 2019
  • Adiponectin, secreted by adipose tissue, protects against the development of the main form of liver cancer
  • Women produce the hormone in larger quantities than men, and adiponectin release also declines in people with obesity
  • The results open the route to combating a cancer for which there is currently no treatment and that is the fourth cause of death in the world.
Dr. José María Mendiguren, Director de Servicios Médicos de Banco Santander, Leticia Fernández-Friera, cardióloga del CNIC y del Hospital Universitario HM Montepríncipe, y Dr. Valentín Fuster, Director del CNIC.
Research
26 Mar 2019

The results, published in JACC, demonstrate the potential of this technology to generate images of the inflammation associated with systemic atherosclerosis; this information will be useful for the study of early stages of this disease and will help to identify individuals who will benefit from early medical intervention

Pilar Gonzalo, Rosa Nevado, Ricardo Villa-Bellosta, Magda R. Hamczyk, María J. Andrés-Manzano, and Vicente Andrés.
Research
12 Mar 2019

This new results, published in EMBO Molecular Medicine, identify a possible therapeutic target for this genetic disease

Borja Ibáñez, Carlos Galán, Rodrigo Fernández, Eduardo Oliver, Gonzalo Pizarro, Manuel Lobo, Jean Paul Vilchez Tschischke, Antonio de Molina-Iracheta, Rocío Villena y Javier Sánchez-González
Research
19 Feb 2019

The results have implications for patient prognosis, since detection of this marker can prompt intervention to prevent irreversible damage


Andrés Hidalgo y José María Adrover+
Research
30 Jan 2019

Neutrophils are the body’s main line of defense, but their action can also damage healthy cells in the cardiovascular system

About the CNIC
18 Jan 2019
  • ·         The Pro CNIC Foundation prolongs its commitment until 2028, with the excellent cardiovascular research carried out at the CNIC under the management of Dr. Valentín Fuster
  • ·         The innovative public-private financing formula has allowed the CNIC to reach a very high level of excellence, making it worthy of the Severo Ochoa accreditation and other international recognitions 
  • The Pro CNIC joins together 13 of the most important companies in Spain: Acciona, Santander Bank, BBVA, Endesa, Mapfre Foundation, Mutua Madrileña Foundation, Ramón Areces Foundation, Repsol Foundation, Naturgy, Inditex, "la Caixa", Prisa and Telefónica.
Research
16 Jan 2019

Poor quality sleep increases the risk of atherosclerosis according to the PESA CNIC- Santander Study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC)