The Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas "Alberto Sols" (IIBM), a joint center from the "Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) and he Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM). Actually, IIBM is one of the most important Biomedical Research Centers in Spain. The scientific aims are distributed according to the 3 Research Areas of the Institute Physiopathology, Metabolism and Cell Signalling, and Cancer Biology, besides teaching is a very important part of our activities.

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Bárez-López, S , Grijota-Martínez, C , Liao, XH, Refetoff, S, Guadaño-Ferraz, A . (2019). Intracerebroventricular administration of the thyroid hormone analog TRIAC increases its brain content in the absence of MCT8. PLoS ONE. 14(12): e0226017 (PMID: 31809508) (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0226017)
Serrano-Nascimento, C , Morillo-Bernal, J , Rosa-Ribeiro, R, Nunes, MT, Santisteban, P . (2019). Impaired gene expression due to iodine excess in the development and differentiation of endoderm and thyroid is associated with epigenetic changes. Thyroid. (PMID: 31801416) (doi:10.1089/thy.2018.0658)
Kim, KJ, Kim, SG, Tan, J, Shen, X, Viola, D, Elisei, R, Puxeddu, E, Fugazzola, L, Colombo, C, Jarzab, B, Czarniecka, A, Lam, AK, Mian, C, Vianello, F, Yip, L, Riesco-Eizaguirre, G , Santisteban, P , O'Neill, CJ, Sywak, MS, Clifton-Bligh, R, Bendlova, B, Sýkorová, V, Xing, M. (2019). BRAF V600E status may facilitate decision-making on active surveillance of low-risk papillary thyroid microcarcinoma. Eur. J. Cancer. 124: 161-169 (PMID: 31790974) (doi:10.1016/j.ejca.2019.10.017)


Isabel Varela-Nieto highlights in El País journal the importance of noise as a cause of premature deafness

El País (Health section) published on September 8 an article about the consequences of excessive noise exposure, especially among young people. Professor Varela-Nieto, group leader...

Isabel Varela-Nieto, awarded for her scientific career

Isabel Varela-Nieto, group leader of U761 CIBERER unit at Alberto Sols Biomedical Research Institute (CSIC-UAM), has been awarded with Morgagni medal for her professional career in...

Pilar Santisteban appointed member of the Technical Scientific Committee of the State Research Agency

On April 30, Pilar Santisteban has been appointed member of the Technical Scientific Committee of the AEI. The proposal made by the Governing Committee of...


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