Carlos Fernandez-Hernando, PhD

Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Pathology

Departments & Organizations

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

Pathology: Experimental Pathology Graduate Program

Center for RNA Science and Medicine

Liver Center

Vascular Biology and Therapeutics Program

Yale Cancer Center: Signal Transduction

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

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

  • Jeffrey M. Hoeg Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis & Vascular Biology Award for Basic Science and Clinical ResearchAmerican Heart Association (AHA) (2019)

  • R35 NHLBI AwardNational Institutes of Health (2017)

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

  • Transatlantic Networks of Excellence AwardFondation Leducq (2014)

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

  • Springer Junior 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)

  • Scientist Development AwardAmerican Heart Association (AHA) (2008)

  • Young Investigator AwardNitric Oxide Society (2006)

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Contact Info

Carlos Fernandez-Hernando, PhD
Mailing Address
Comparative MedicinePO Box 208089
10 Amistad Street

New Haven, CT 06520-8066

Curriculum Vitae