After graduating in Molecular Biology, Ángel Fernandez-Trasancos joined in 2010 the laboratory of "Neuroendocrinology, energy homeostasis, metabolism and cancer" at Faculty of Medicine of Santiago de Compostela, under the supervision of Dr. Señarís Rodríguez. He studied the connection between obesity and breast cancer in an animal model.
In 2011 he began his doctoral thesis in the Cardiology laboratory at Health Research Institute at Clinical Hospital of Santiago de Compostela, supervised by Dr. Sonia Eiras, Dr. Ángel L. Fernández and Dr. Jose R. González Juanatey. In his thesis project he investigated the role of adipokines secreted by epicardial adipose tissue of patients with coronary diseases.
In 2018 he arrived at the Molecular Mechanics of the Cardiovascular System Laboratory at CNIC, where he studies mechanics alterations in proteins which lead to sarcomere malfunction and cardiomyopathies in animal models.