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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

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 

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.

Research
4 Jun 2020

Published in Science Advances, the study shows that malfunctioning of this system leads to congenital deformities

 Photo: Gabriela Guzmán Martínez, José Jalife, Luis Jesús Jiménez Borreguero, Cristina González Gómez, José Rivera Torres, Vicente Andrés, and David Filgueiras.
Research
2 Nov 2016

La información permitirá abrir nuevas líneas de investigación para el desarrollo de nuevas terapias dirigidas a corregir estos defectos que caracterizan a la progeria

Publications
8 Sep 2015

Investigadores del Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) han descubierto por primera vez un mecanismo de protección contra el desarrollo de cáncer asociado a procesos inflamatorios

Research
3 Mar 2015

El fármaco se ha presentado en el CNIC en un acto presidido por la secretaria de Estado de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación, Dña. Carmen Vela

About the CNIC
21 May 2013

Según sus responsables, la delegación india quedó “impresionada” con los desarrollos y capacidades del CNIC