Cardiovascular Signaling & Metabolism

The Laboratory of Cardiovascular Signaling & Metabolism led by Dr. Lavandero, includes the participation of three faculties (L García, V Parra & M Chiong), postdocs and graduate and undergraduate students. This group studies how changes in energy metabolism are related with the genesis and development of cardiovascular diseases. Our main research lines are: a) Mitochondrial dynamics and cardiovascular metabolism. b) Mitochondria-ER communication and cardiovascular metabolism. c) Regulation of cardiovascular metabolism by cell signaling of angiotensin-(1-9), insulin, GLP-1 & IGF-1.