Carlos Fernandez-Hernando, PhD

Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Pathology

Departments & Organizations

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

Pathology: ExPath

Center for RNA Science and Medicine, Yale

Liver Center

Office of Student Research

Vascular Biology and Therapeutics Program

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

Office of Cooperative Research


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