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Scheme of a cMyBP-C region in which mutations cause amino-acid changes that alter the mechanical properties of the protein. The positions of the affected amino acids are shown in red.
Research
7 Jun 2021

A team led by Dr. Jorge Alegre-Cebollada has shown, for the first time, an association between hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and mechanical alterations to a component of the contractile machinery of the heart

Skeletal staining of the inferior limb regions of normal embryos, embryos with a single Meis allele, and an embryo with complete absence of Meis. Embryos with a single copy of Meis lack the fibula and posterior digits (black arrow). Total absence of Meis prevents limb development (white arrow).
Research
2 Jun 2021

The study, published in Nature Communications, reveals that Meis transcription factors are essential for the formation and antero-posterior patterning of the limbs during embryonic development 

Association between the level of glycosylated hemoglobin and the extent of subclinical atherosclerosis
Research
31 May 2021

In an article published in JACC, CNIC scientists report a method for improved ranking of cardiovascular risk in individuals without diabetes

David Sancho, Carlos del Fresno, Elena Hernández-García, Manuel José Gómez, Francisco Javier Cueto, Salvador Iborra y Paola Brandi.
Research
14 May 2021

El estudio del CNIC ha identificado un mecanismo por el que las células muertas del tumor frenan la respuesta del sistema inmunitario, reduciendo así la capacidad antitumoral de las células inmunitarias que atacan al cáncer

Sara Martínez Martínez, María José Méndez Olivares, Álvaro Alfayate, , Andrea de la Fuente-Alonso,  Miguel R. Campanero, Juan Miguel Redondo y Jesús Vázquez.
Research
11 May 2021

Scientists at the CNIC and CSIC have shown that elevated activity of proteins regulated by nitric oxide (NO) causes the aortic disease seen in Marfan Syndrome patients

Dr. Miguel Torres
About the CNIC
10 May 2021

Dr. Torres is a member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). Dr. Miguel Torres’s scientific research focuses on the regulation of embryonic development and the formation and regeneration of organs.

Jacky Goetz
Research
28 Apr 2021

Dr. Jacky Goetz works on intravital imaging and biomechanical forces during the progression of tumors.

3D images obtained in anatomical, functional, and tissue characterization studies performed with the ultrafast cardiac magnetic resonance protocol
Research
22 Apr 2021

Ultrafast cardiac magnetic resonance allows precise assessment of heart anatomy and function while reducing healthcare costs and increasing patient comfort


Jesús Vázquez, Jacob Fog Bentzon, Emilio Camafeita y Esmeralda Lewis.
About the CNIC
13 Apr 2021

The new insight supports the need to keep both LDL cholesterol and blood pressure low throughout life by healthy diet choices, weight control, exercise, and, when needed, by drug therapy

Mª Ángeles Zuriaga, Mirian Díez, Fátima Sánchez-Cabo, Ana Dopazo, José Javier Fuster, Ana Quintas y Jorge de la Barrera.
Research
5 Apr 2021

The study, carried out at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) and the Hospital Universitario Virgen de Arrixaca in Murcia, establishes clonal hematopoiesis as a new cardiovascular risk factor and an important link between aging and cardiovascular disease