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Imagen de histología que muestra la comparación del tamaño del corazón de un ratón normal (izquierda) y un ratón deficiente para la proteína MKK6 (derecha).
Research
9 Aug 2022

A new study published in eLife shows that inhibition of p38γ/δ is a potential therapeutic strategy for the treatment of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, but that this strategy has yet to be explored because of the lack of specific inhibitors for these p38 family members

La Dra. Amelia Escolano
About the CNIC
9 Aug 2022

Dr. Amelia Escolano runs her own group in Philadelphia (USA) where she is an Assistant Professor at the Wistar Institute's Center for Vaccines and Immunotherapy

Microfotografía de una monocapa de cardiomiocitos derivados de células madre inducidas a la pluripotencia, representativa de las que se usaron para estudiar los mecanismos de arritmias y el rescate de la función normal por el gen que codifica a la sintrofina-α
Research
29 Jun 2022

Investigadores del CNIC  revelan por primera los mecanismos moleculares que subyacen a las arritmias que ocurren en pacientes que padecen “Distrofia Muscular de Duchenne”

Juan Domingo Gisbert
About the CNIC
24 Jun 2022

Juan Domingo Gispert López, head of the Barcelonaβeta Brain Research Center and CNIC (Spanish National Centre for Cardiovascular Research) researcher


Marta Cortés Canteli teams
About the CNIC
18 May 2022

The project will examine long-term changes in plasma biomarkers of neuronal injury, neuroinflammation, and Alzheimer's disease in participants in the PESA-CNIC-SANTANDER study who have undergone imaging studies to map brain metabolism. The goal of the project is to determine how cardiovascular risk factors during midlife impact brain function


An optical section from a ventral view of a mouse embryo at embryonic day E8.0. The section is overlain with a cast of the three-dimensional shape of the forming heart (red) and the incipient circulatory system (purple).
Research
17 May 2022

The 3D atlas has allowed the scientists to identify the beginning of left–right asymmetry in the heart

From left to right: Claudio Badía Careaga, Jesús Vázquez, Enrique Calvo, Elías Herrero Galán, Natalia Vicente, Jorge Alegre Cebollada, Inés Martínez Martín, Carmen Suay Corredera, Diana Velázquez Carreras y Maria Rosaria Pricolo.
Research
27 Apr 2022

The results, published in Redox Biology, show the role of conserved cysteine residues in the elastic protein titin in the modulation of the mechanical properties of the myocardium

Valentín Fuster
About the CNIC
4 Apr 2022

CNIC leader will be recognized for his exceptional achievements at the 71st annual conference


Research
17 Mar 2022

The mixing of mitochondrial DNAs (mtDNAs) of two distinct origins can have damaging medium- and long-term effects, according to the results of a new study published in Circulation

. 3D model of a femoral artery obtained by real 3D imaging, revealing the location, number, and extent of distinct atherosclerotic plaques. In this sample, three plaques can be discerned (arrows), at the femoral bifurcation and distributed along the superficial branch.
Research
16 Mar 2022

Scientists at the CNIC have led the development of a new three dimensional ultrasound method that improves the assessment of cardiovascular risk in healthy individuals