Aging and Neurodegeneration


Effect of environmental factors and lifestyle on the cognitive health of the population, studies on human samples and animal models of cognitive loss. Mechanisms of cerebral resilience, in vivo and in vitro studies. Experimental studies of neuroprotection against age-related cognitive loss and risk of Alzheimer's disease through enhancing of sirtuins and related survival pathwyas.
We are a group of the CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP) in the Program "Epidemiology and prevention of environmental and occupational health", giving a projection to our research in the area of risk assessment for human health.
Our group participates in the elaboration of the CSIC PTI "Monitoring platform on contaminants and environmental quality: the national environmental exposome (ENVEXP - Environmental + Exposome)

Main specialization

Scientific Area:
ERC discipline:
  • LS - LIFE SCIENCES
  • LS5 Neurosciences and Neural Disorders
Industrial Leadership:
  • 7. Other
  • 7.1. Other
Societal Challenges:
  • 1. Health, demographic change and wellbeing
  • 1.01. Understanding the determinants of health, improving health promotion and disease prevention