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Carlos Fernandez-Hernando, PhD

Anthony N. Brady Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Pathology and Director of Vascular Biology & Therapeutics Program; Director, Vascular Biology and Therapeutics Program

Contact Information

Carlos Fernandez-Hernando, PhD

Mailing Address

  • Comparative Medicine

    PO Box 208089, 10 Amistad Street

    New Haven, CT 06520-8066

    United States



Carlos studied Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Universidad Autonoma of Madrid. From 1999 to 2004, he performed his PhD with Prof. Miguel Angel Lasuncion at Hospital Ramon y Cajal (Madrid). He did his postdoctoral training with Prof. William Sessa at Yale University (2005-2009). Then, Carlos started his laboratory in the Department of Medicine at NYU. He is currently the Antony N. Brady Professor of Comparative Medicine, Professor of Pathology and the Director of the Vascular Biology & Therapeutics Program

Education & Training

  • Postdoc
    Yale University School of Medicine (2009)
  • PhD
    Universidad Autonoma (2003)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Elected Member The Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering 2023
Transformational AwardAmerican Heart Association2021
Judah Folkman Award in Vascular BiologyNorth American Vascular Biology Organization2021
Jeffrey M. Hoeg Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis & Vascular Biology Award for Basic Science and Clinical ResearchAmerican Heart Association (AHA)2019
R35 NHLBI AwardNational Institutes of Health2017
Established Investigator AwardAmerican Heart Association (AHA)2015
Transatlantic Networks of Excellence AwardFondation Leducq2014
Kingsley Award in Medical ResearchYale University School of Medicine2013
Springer Junior Investigator AwardNorth American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO)2011
David L. Williams AwardThe Kern Aspen Lipid Conference2010
Irvine H. Page Young Investigator AwardAmerican Heart Association (AHA)2010
Scientist Development AwardAmerican Heart Association (AHA)2008
Young Investigator AwardNitric Oxide Society2006

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