Carlos Fernandez-Hernando, PhD

Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Pathology

Departments & Organizations

Center for RNA Science and Medicine, Yale

Comparative Medicine: Integrative Cell Signaling & Neurobiology of Metabolism (ICSNM)

Liver Center

Office of Student Research

Pathology: ExPath

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology: Genetics, Genomics and Proteomics; Hematology, Vascular Biology and Inflammation; Metabolism


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 an Associate Professor in the Comparative Medicine Department and a Member of the Vascular Biology & Therapeutics Program

Education & Training

PhD Universidad Autonoma, Madrid, Spain (2003)
Post.Doc Yale University School of Medicine

Honors & Recognition

  • Established Investigator AwardAmerican Heart Association (AHA) (2015)

  • Kingsley Award in Medical ResearchYale University School of Medicine (2013)

  • Springer Junior Faculty Investigator AwardNorth American Vascular Biology Organization (NAVBO) (2011)

  • David L. Williams AwardThe Kern Aspen Lipid Conference (2010)

  • Irvine H. Page Young Investigator AwardAmerican Heart Association (AHA) (2010)

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Contact Info

Carlos Fernandez-Hernando, PhD
Mailing Address
Vascular Biology and TherapeuticsPO Box 208089
10 Amistad Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8066

Curriculum Vitae