Carlos Fernández-Hernando
Carlos Fernández-Hernando
Anthony N. Brady Professor of Comparative Medicine and of Pathology and Director of the Vascular Biology and Therapeutics Program
Yale School of Medicine
Elected to the Academy in 2023


Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), 1998, BS, Chemistry; 2003, PhD, Biochemistry/Molecular Biology

Professional Area

Lipid metabolism, RNA biology and cardiometabolic diseases including atherosclerosis, obesity and diabetes


For pioneering contributions to our understanding of the role of non-coding RNAs as major regulatory molecules that control cholesterol homeostasis and lipoprotein metabolism, opening new avenues to treat cardiometabolic diseases.