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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


Dr. García Pavía
Research
21 May 2023

The team led by Dr. Pablo García-Pavía, based at the CNIC and Hospital Puerta de Hierro, has published the first study of a drug able to remove amyloid deposits from the heart

Transverse heart sections from wild type mice (WT) and transgenic mice overexpressing beta-3 adrenergic receptor in cardiomyocytes (c-h3tg) after 3 months of aortic stenosis (transaortic constriction, TAC) or control (sham). Hypertrophy after TAC was less severe in the transgenic mice
Research
29 Nov 2022

The experimental study, led by researchers at the CNIC, shows that boosting the expression of this adrenalin receptor in heart cells improves mitochondrial function in the heart

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

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

De izquierda a derecha: Enrique Lara-Pezzi, Laura Lalaguna, Laura Ramos, Elena González, María Villalba, Claudia Camarero, Marina López, Betel Olaizola, Ascensión Rey, Carlos Martí, Elísabet Bello y Javier Larrasa
Research
3 Sep 2021

The new findings, published in Circulation Research, could spur the development of new tools for the treatment of cardiac hypertrophy

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


Research
29 May 2020

The researcher Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado is one of the greatest experts in the study of the mechanisms involved, cellular and biological, in regeneration in the planaria model

Research
31 Oct 2019

Dr. Miguel Torres, of the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC), leads a new project that will receive €8 million in funding over 5 years, €1,380,000 of which will be directly managed at the CNIC

De izda. a dcha.: José Antonio Enriquez, María del Mar Muñoz, Fátima Sánchez-Cabo, Luis Jesús Jiménez-Borreguero, Rocío Nieto-Arellano, Andrés González-Guerra, Carlos Torroja, José María Castellanos, y Concepción Jiménez.
Research
3 Apr 2018

The study is published in Science Translational Medicine and was conducted by researchers at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (CNIC)