Group leader
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Rui Benedito graduated in Microbiology and Genetics at the Faculty of Sciences (University of Lisbon) and then did his PhD at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (Technical University of Lisbon) where he became interested in mouse genetics and developmental vascular biology. He then moved to the UK where he did a Postdoc at the London Research Institute (Cancer Research UK) under the supervision of Dr. Ralf Adams. His work in this period focused on understanding the roles of the different Notch ligands and modulators in angiogenesis, for which he received the Peter Hans Hofschneider Prize for the outstanding achievement in the field of molecular medicine. Later he moved to the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Biomedicine where he identified several other molecular mechanisms that regulate angiogenesis when VEGF signalling is blocked, which has implications for the design of therapies targeting angiogenesis. After his postdoctoral studies, he joined CNIC as a group leader and received the Werner Risau Prize 2013 and the Fundacion Principe de Girona Science Prize in 2014. At CNIC, his group has developed genetic technology of broad interest and is using it to understand the biology of blood vessels at high resolution. This knowledge can be later used to develop better strategies to target blood vessels in cancer and cardiovascular disease. His group was also awarded European Research Council Grants in 2014 (StG) and 2020 (CoG).

Molecular Genetics of Angiogenesis

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García González Irene Científico colaborador --- Ext. 70719 Contactar
Cuervo Grajal Henar Científico posdoctoral --- Ext. 70528 Contactar
Ferreira da Rocha Susana da Conceicao Científico posdoctoral --- Ext. 70763 Contactar
Gambera Stefano Científico posdoctoral --- Ext. 70341 Contactar
García Ortega Lourdes Científico posdoctoral --- Ext. 70963 Contactar
Mühleder Severin Helmut Científico posdoctoral --- Ext. 70695 Contactar
De Andres Laguillo Macarena Investigador predoctoral --- Ext. 70774 Contactar
Diago Domingo Luis Investigador predoctoral --- Ext. 70162 Contactar
Duarte Zara Diego Investigador predoctoral --- Ext. 70889 Contactar
Regaño García Álvaro Investigador predoctoral --- Ext. 70499 Contactar
Serrano Blanco Rocío Fabia Investigador predoctoral --- Ext. 70921 Contactar
Cordero Cantos Alejandra Técnico --- Ext. 70123 Contactar
García Cabero Aroa Técnico --- Ext. 70537 Contactar
Lytvyn Legin Mariya Técnico --- Ext. 70106 Contactar
Ruiz García Sandra Técnico --- Ext. 70177 Contactar
Sánchez Muñoz María Sofía Técnico --- Ext. 70497 Contactar
Sommer Anna Franziska Paula Estudiante en prácticas --- Contactar