Relevo en la presidencia de la alianza SOMMa: María José Sanz sustituye a María Blasco 10.11.2022

María José Sanz directora del Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) asume la presidencia de la Alianza de Centros Severo Ochoa y Unidades María de Maeztu (SOMMa) sustituyendo a María Blasco directora del Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO) que ha concluido su periodo elegible tras dos años de mandato, recordando que “SOMMa tiene el […]

Circulation: Specific modifier genes determine the effect of mutations that cause non-compaction cardiomyopathy 07.11.2022

Non-compaction cardiomyopathy is a heart condition caused by defects that arise during fetal development and can have diverse health impacts in affected individuals, including sudden cardiac death. The Intercellular Signaling in Cardiovascular Development and Disease group at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) previously reported that this disease can be caused by two distinct […]

JCI: CNIC scientists identify a factor that protects the heart against damage after a heart attack 04.11.2022

A study carried out at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) has identified a key factor that protects the heart after a heart attack. The study, led by Dr. Pilar Martín, who heads the Regulatory Molecules of Inflammatory Processes group at the CNIC, is published today in the Journal of Clinical Investigation. The study shows […]

Nature Metabolism: European scientists discover how the body optimizes its respiratory capacity during exercise 31.10.2022

Mitochondria are multifunctional organelles whose dysfunction is linked to cardiovascular, inflammatory, and neurodegenerative diseases and to the aging process. Mitochondria are the cell’s powerhouse, generating energy from simple compounds like sugars and fats through a process known as mitochondrial respiration. One of the main causes of cell damage in mitochondrial diseases is deficient energy generation, […]

Programa 100xCiencia6 24.10.2022

  9:30hBienvenida. Inauguración10:00-11:00hConferencia inaugural a cargo de Janet Kelso, del Instituto Max Planck de Antropología Evolutiva (Alemania)11:00-11:30hPausa11:30-12:45hMesa redonda: Investigación básica, el cimiento de los grandes descubrimientos   Alberto Enciso Carrasco, ICMATPilar Hernández Gamazo, IFICAndreu Mas-Colell, UPF y European Research Council (ERC)Cristina Pujades, PhDModerador: Josep Corbella, La Vanguardia12:45-14:00hMesa redonda: Grandes retos de salud   María Blasco, […]

Un enclave histórico para #100xCiencia6

El Real Palacio de Pedralbes será el escenario de la sexta edición de #100xCiencia6 que reunirá a más de 200 asistentes miembros de la alianza SOMMa junto con investigadores e investigadores de distintos campos que abordarán temas de gran relevancia para nuestra sociedad. El Palacio Real de Pedralbes es una antigua residencia real situada en medio de […]

Janet Kelso ponencia inaugural 100xCiencia6 19.10.2022

Janet Kelso será la encargada de inaugurar con su ponencia “Insights into human history and biology from ancient genomes” la edición de #100xCiencia6 que tendrá lugar el próximo 3 de noviembre en el Palacio Real de Pedralbes en Barcelona co organizado por el Barcelona Supercomputing Centre y la Alianza SOMMa. “Los genomas de nuestros parientes […]

BJP: CNIC scientists identify a neuroprotective action of metoprolol after a stroke 05.10.2022

A drug costing just €2 a shot can protect the brain during a stroke and greatly reduce long-term incapacity. Metoprolol, a beta-blocker in routine use in cardiology for more than 40 years, has now been shown to have a specific neuroprotective effect. This is the finding of a study by scientists at the Centro Nacional de […]

El Dr. Valentín Fuster, receives Prestigious Award from Cardiovascular Research Foundation 23.09.2022

The Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF) will honor Dr. Valentín Fuster, Director of Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares an Mount Sinai Heart and Physician-in-Chief of The Mount Sinai Hospital, with the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2022 Career Achievement Award.  Dr. Fuster received this award September 17, at the 34th annual TCT scientific symposium, sponsored by CRF. The […]

Dr. Andrés Hidalgo elected a member of the European Molecular Biology Organization – EMBO 15.09.2022

Dr. Andrés Hidalgo has been elected a member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). EMBO today named the 56 new members who will form part of this organization of more than 1800 leading scientists from Europe and around the world. With the incorporation of Dr. Hidalgo, there are now six members of the Centro Nacional […]

EJHF: Spanish scientists combine genetic and imaging data to improve the treatment of dilated cardiomyopathy

Combining a person’s genetic profile with imaging data obtained by cardiac magnetic resonance accurately predicts the prognosis of patients with dilated cardiomyopathy, the most frequent cause of heart failure. This is the finding of a Spanish study published in the European Journal of Heart  Failure and coordinated by Dr. Pablo García-Pavía, cardiologist at the Centro Nacional de […]

European Heart Journal: “One change a day makes 365 changes in a year”

Many cardiovascular disorders can be prevented by taking action to reduce risk factors. Making even small behavioral changes and sticking with them over the long term can help to preserve cardiovascular health. This is the conclusion of a study conducted at the Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares (CNIC) and published in the European Heart Journal. […]