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)

Office of Student Research

Pathology: ExPath

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology


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

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

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

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

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

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Contact Info

Carlos Fernandez-Hernando, PhD
Lab Location
Amistad Street Building
10 Amistad Street, Ste 320

New Haven, CT 06519
Office Location
Amistad Street Building
10 Amistad Street, Ste 320

New Haven, CT 06519
Mailing Address
Vascular Biology and TherapeuticsPO Box 208089
10 Amistad Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8066

Curriculum Vitae