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CNIO Faculty

The CNIO currently houses 22 Research Groups, organised in 8 Scientific Programmes, plus 4 Clinical Research Unit(s) in the Clinical Research Programme. These scientists are supported by 17 Core Units that provide state-of-the-art facilities and technical expertise. The CNIO also has an Experimental Therapeutics Programme with 4 Sections, exclusively dedicated to drug discovery.

Below you can find an alphabetical list of all the Principal Investigators at the CNIO. Please click on the following links to see only the CNIO’s Group Leaders, Heads of Clinical Research Units, Heads of Core Units and Heads of Drug Discovery Sections, respectively.

Name Research area
Molecular Oncology Programme
Barbacid, MarianoExperimental Oncology Group
Blasco, María A.Telomeres and Telomerase Group
Efeyan, AlejoMetabolism and Cell Signaling Group
Fernández-Capetillo, ÓscarGenomic Instability Group
Losada, AnaChromosome Dynamics Group
Malumbres, MarcosCell Division and Cancer Group
Méndez, JuanDNA Replication Group
Peinado, HectorMicroenvironment & Metastasis Group
Soengas, María S.Melanoma Group
Valiente, ManuelBrain Metastasis Group
Structural Biology Programme
Fernández, RafaelGenome Integrity and Structural Biology Group
Lietha, DanielCell Signalling and Adhesion Group
Llorca, ÓscarMacromolecular Complexes in DNA Damage Response Group
Plaza Menacho, IvanKinases, Protein Phosphorylation and Cancer Group
Molecular Oncology Programme
Serrano, ManuelTumour Suppression Group
Cancer Cell Biology Programme
Djouder, NabilGrowth Factors, Nutrients and Cancer Group
Real, FranciscoEpithelial Carcinogenesis Group
Squatrito, MassimoSeve-Ballesteros Foundation Brain Tumour Group
Wagner, ErwinGenes, Development and Disease Group
Human Cancer Genetics Programme
Benítez, JavierHuman Genetics Group
Malats, Núria MalatsGenetic & Molecular Epidemiology Group
Robledo, MercedesHereditary Endocrine Cancer Group