Dra. Mar Hernández Guillamon

Institutions of which it is part

Senior Researcher, Neurovascular Research Lab, VHIR.


Dr. Mar Hernández-Guillamon has dedicated her career to the study of cerebral amyloid angiopathy (CAA) and other pathologies associated with the deposition of amyloid-beta (Abeta). In 2013, she was awarded by Carlos III Spanish Health Institute with the Miguel Servet contract to establish the Cerebral Amyloidosis line of research at VHIR. Her group has positioned in forefront of the Abeta-pathologies field, studying the molecular mechanisms involved in the Abeta transport and metabolism using in vitro and in vivo models. Her lab has also dedicated to the clinical research and discovery of biomarkers associated with CAA and other cerebrovascular diseases. The translational research developed by Dr. Hernandez-Guillamon's group has allowed the achievement of important aims to date, as demonstrated by the scientific production obtained (h-index= 35, 80 publications, >3700 citations) and the continuous leadership of national and international projects.
Mar Hernández Guillamon


Vall Hebron Institut de Recerca

Main researcher

Neurovascular Diseases

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