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Carla Rothlin
About the CNIC
19 Dec 2023

Dr. Carla Rothlin is Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Immunobiology and Professor of Pharmacology at the Yale School of Medicine, and co-leader of the Cancer Immunology Programme at Yale Cancer Centre. She studied biochemistry and pharmacology at the University of Buenos Aires, where she also undertook her postgraduate research under the direction of Dr. Ana Belén Elgoyhen, focussing on nicotinic receptors expressed in the inner ear. Later, she completed her doctorate and moved to San Diego to join Dr. Greg Lemke’s laboratory at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. In 2009, Dr. Rothlin was named Assistant Professor in Immunobiology at Yale Medical School

Marcos Siguero Álvarez, Luis Luna Zurita, José Luis de la Pompa y Brenda Giselle Flores Garza
Research
11 Dec 2023

The findings, published in the journal Circulation Research, not only highlight the gene regulatory mechanisms that control valve formation, but also offer clues for future medical advances


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

Neuregulin-1 induces changes in actin filaments during ventricular maturation. Actinin staining of a mouse embryo heart reveals a striated actin pattern corresponding to mature trabecular sarcomeres (green). The magnified view shows the differences in luminosity that distinguish the more organized actin filaments of the trabecular myocardium from the less organized compact layer
Research
10 Nov 2023

Neuregulin-1 (Nrg1) plays an essential role in the transformation of the heart from its delicate primordial structure into the powerful beating mature organ 

David Sancho
About the CNIC
31 Oct 2023

Dr Sancho heads the CNIC Immunobiology Laboratory, whose work focuses on research into the function of dendritic cells and macrophages, as key immune cells that modulate immunity and inflammation, and the use of these cells in immunotherapy in a wide range of diseases


Generación de células dendríticas post-sinápticas. La imagen muestra los contactos intercelulares entre las células dendríticas  y los linfocitos T. Células Dendríticas (verde) y los linfocitos T (azul y rosa)
Research
26 Oct 2023

Scientists at the CNIC and Hospital de la Princesa-UAM have identified profound changes taking place in dendritic cells during antigen presentation to a lymphocyte via intimate contact called an immune synapse

De izquierda a derecha: Cristina Sanchez-Ramos, Nieves Garcia-Quintans, David Morera, Mariya Lytvyn, Juan A Bernal, Mª Ángeles Sanguino, Daniel Martín Perez, Fernando de Benito, David Sanz y Emilio Camafeita
Research
23 Oct 2023

This disease, which can trigger sudden death in elite athletes, is caused by genetic mutations that affect proteins responsible for connecting and coordinating the muscle cells (myocytes) in the myocardium the heart’s muscular wall