Yajaira Suarez PhD

Assistant Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Pathology

Departments & Organizations

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

Office of Student ResearchCancer Center, Yale: Signal TransductionVascular Biology and Therapeutics ProgramCenter for RNA Science and Medicine, YaleComparative Medicine: Integrative Cell Signaling & Neurobiology of Metabolism (ICSNM)Pathology: ExPath

Research Interests

Vascular Biology; Angiogenesis; Inflammation; Cholesterol homeostasis; Endothelial cells, Macrophages; Non-coding RNAs; Post-transcriptional regulation of Gene expression; MicroRNAs more...


  • B.S., Universidad Autonoma, Madrid, Spain, 1995
  • Ph.D., Universidad Autonoma, Madrid, Spain, 2001

Selected Publications

  • van Solingen C, Araldi E, Chamorro-Jorganes A, Fernández-Hernando C, Suárez Y. Improved repair of dermal wounds in mice lacking microRNA-155. J Cell Mol Med. (2014). [Epub ahead of print]
  • Chamorro-Jorganes A, Araldi E, Noemi Rotllan, Daniel Cirera-Salinas, Suárez Y. Autoregulation of glypican-1 by intronic microRNA-149 fine-tunes the angiogenic response to fibroblast growth factor in human endothelial cells. J Cell Sci .127: 1169-1178 (2014)
  • Chamorro-Jorganes A, Araldi E, Suárez Y. MicroRNAs as pharmacological targets in endothelial cell function and dysfunction. Pharmacol Res. 75: 15-27 (2013)



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