ICCR 2024

Maria Borrell speaker at International Conference on Cardiology & Cardiovascular Research
Maria Borrell

Sant Pau Institute, Spain


Dr. Borrell is a senior investigator in the Cardiovascular Program at the Hospital de la Santa
Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona. Prior appointments include a postdoctoral position in the Neurology
Department of the Curie Institut, Paris, France studying Huntington’s disease. She leads a project
based in lipoprotein receptors role in cholesterol metabolism. In the recent years she has been
developing a project that analyzes the function of PCSK9 beyond its canonical function in
cholesterol lowering. These results have been published in different journals including EHJ,
BRIC or CVR and lead to the concession of projects financed by both, the government and the

Oral Presentation (Virtual)
Title: Differential cholesterol regulation by PCSK9