Yajaira Suárez
Yajaira Suárez
Anthony N. Brady Associate Professor of Comparative Medicine and Pathology, Deputy Chair of Comparative Medicine
Yale School of Medicine
Elected to the Academy in 2022


Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (Spain), 1995, BS, Biology and 2001, PhD, biochemistry/molecular biology

Professional Area

Posttranscriptional regulation of gene expression via miRNAs, Vascular Biology, Angiogenesis, Inflammation, Endothelial Cell Metabolism, Cholesterol Homeostasis, Atherosclerosis, Immunometabolism.


For seminal contributions to our understanding of the fundamental role of non-coding miRNAs to the regulation of endothelial cell and macrophage functions, and cholesterol homeostasis. Her research provides novel mechanistic and therapeutic insights for the regulation of inflammation and angiogenesis in tumor progression and immunometabolic disorders such as atherosclerosis.