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Agustín Clemente-Moragón, Borja Ibáñez, Anabel Díaz-Guerra, Laura Cádiz, Carlos Galán-Arriola, Miguel Fernández-Tocino, Mónica Gómez, Rocío Villena-Gutiérrez, y Eduardo Oliver.
Research
16 Apr 2024

The study, published in the journal JACC: CardioOncology, identifies mitochondrial function and heart metabolism as targets for possible treatments to protect against anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity

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


Imágenes de mapeado óptico de dos corazones distintos de ratones que desarrollaron fibrilación ventricular.
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

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


The image represent glucose uptake in the brain measured by positron emission tomography in middle-aged individuals with low (top) or high (bottom) sustained cardiovascular risk over 5 years. The colors represent cerebral glucose consumption, with red indicating higher consumption and blue lower consumption
Research
31 Aug 2023

A study published in The Lancet Healthy Longevity shows that brain metabolism, detected with advanced imaging techniques, declines more sharply in middle-aged people with a sustained high cardiovascular risk over 5 years

En primer plano: Emilio Camafeita, Rui Benedito y Macarena Fernández; detrás, de izda. a dcha., Ana Dopazo, Jesús Vázquez, Alberto Benguria, Mariya Lytvyn, Severin Muhleder, Sofía Sánchez, Lourdes García.
Research
29 May 2023

The new study, published in Nature Cardiovascular Research, will help to select the most effective and safe way to modulate angiogenesis in ischemic tissues or in cancer

Vanessa Núñez, Jesús Vázquez, Emilio Camafeita, Ana Paredes, Pablo Hernansanz-Agustín, Mercedes Ricote, Fátima Sánchez Cabo y Fernando Martínez.
Research
24 May 2023

A study by CNIC researchers published in Nature has found that the omega-6 fatty acid gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), present in breast milk, plays an essential role in ensuring the proper functioning of the heart after birth

Análisis de muestras humanas y experimentos en animales demuestran que la presencia de mutaciones en el gen p53 en sangre aumenta el riesgo de desarrollar aterosclerosis, la principal causa de enfermedad cardiovascular.
Research
16 Jan 2023

A CNIC study extends the understanding of how acquired mutations in blood cells act as a new cardiovascular risk factor