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3D reconstructions of superior (left) and inferior (right) brain regions, showing regions with lower metabolism associated with the presence of atherosclerotic plaques in the carotid arteries. The color code indicates the magnitude of the observation (yellow, strong association; red, lower association). Gray indicates areas showing no association with carotid plaque presence
Research
15 Feb 2021

Among the modifiable cardiovascular risk factors showing a close association with reduced brain metabolism, the research team found that the most important is hypertension

Marta Amorós Pérez, Virginia Zorita, Nuria Matesanz, Marian Zuriaga y José Javier Fuster.
About the CNIC
23 Dec 2020

The project will investigate the role of clonal hematopoiesis—the formation of mutated hematopoietic stem-cell clones promoted by anti-cancer therapies—in the development of atherosclerosis and associated cardiovascular disease

Research
29 Sep 2020

The study, published in JACC, forms part of the PESA-CNIC-SANTANDER project, led by Dr Valentín Fuster

Research
7 May 2020

Research could change standard of care protocols to prevent clotting associated with coronavirus

En la imagen se muestra con un asterisco la presencia de una placa de aterosclerosis avanzada en la carótida común detectada por la técnica de ecografía 3D que no llega a ocasionar una obstrucción significativa de la luz del vaso (es <50%). Se puede comprobar con precisión su extensión en las 3 dimensiones del espacio lo que nos permite detectar cambios en su volumen para determinar si existe un avance de la enfermedad.
Research
7 Apr 2020

A CNIC study published in JACC demonstrates that atheroma plaques extend rapidly in the arteries of asymptomatic individuals aged between 40 and 50 years participating in the PESA-CNIC-Santander study.

About the CNIC
29 Jan 2020

Dr. Valentín Fuster’s group will contribute to the iMAP project through the PESA-CNIC-Santander study

About the CNIC
30 Oct 2019

The project aims to study how certain mutations acquired in blood cells and traditionally associated with a high risk of developing leukemia can also contribute to the development of cardiovascular disease and become a new and independent cardiovascular risk factor to classical factors

Primera fila:  Irene Fernández-Nueda, Marta Cortés-Canteli, Valentín Fuster, Ana Marcos-Díaz y Borja Ibáñez. Detrás: Javier Sánchez-González, Carlos Cerón y Sergio Callejas.
Research
9 Oct 2019

Treatment of mice for 12 months with the anticoagulant drug dabigatran prevented memory loss and preserved cerebral circulation

About the CNIC
16 Jul 2019

Dr. Valentín Fuster will be teaching the summer seminar series “Molecular, Clinical & Population Bases of Cardiovascular Disease and Health”, organized by the  International University Menéndez Pelayo (UIMP) and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Valentín Fuster
Research
23 Apr 2019

New study proves educating young children on health and fitness is effective