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Catarina Tristão Pereira, Enrique Lara Pezzi, Raquel Toribio Fernández, Borja Ibáñez, Valentín Fuster, Sergio Callejas, Marta Cortés Canteli, Ana Dopazo, Pilar Martín, Inés García Lunar e Irene Fernández Nueda.
Research
23 Jan 2024

The most potent genetic risk factor for Alzheimer disease, APOE4, is associated with an elevated risk of developing subclinical atherosclerosis in middle age, whereas the Alzheimer-protective variant of the same gene, APOE2, protects against subclinical atherosclerosis

David Sancho
About the CNIC
19 Jan 2024

The ImnovAth project seeks an innovative approach to treat atherosclerosis

Research
3 Jan 2024

A team led by scientists at the CNIC and CSIC has found that accumulation of versican in the aortas of Marfan syndrome patients triggers the activation of the nitric oxide pathway through the activation of the the protein AKT

Juan Pedro Bolaños
About the CNIC
2 Jan 2024

Juan Pedro Bolaños is Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Salamanca.

Edward Pearce
Research
21 Dec 2023

Johns Hopkins UniversityBloomberg School of Public HealthBaltimore

Rafael Yuste
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.

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