Biosketch Nicolás Herranz

Nicolás Herranz
nherranz@vhio.net
Puesto actual
Formación académica
  • 2011 – Doctorado en Biomedicina. Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, España
  • 2007 – Máster en Biomedicina. Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, España
  • 2006 – Licenciatura en Biología Humana. Universidad Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, España
Experiencia laboral
  • 2020 – actualidad: Investigador sénior – Titular de contrato Miguel Servet tipo I. Grupo de Investigación Traslacional en Cáncer de Próstata, Vall d’Hebron Instituto de Oncología, Barcelona, España
  • 2019: Investigador postdoctoral sénior. Grupo de Investigación Traslacional en Cáncer de Próstata, Vall d’Hebron Instituto de Oncología, Barcelona, España
  • 2012-2018: Investigador postdoctoral. Grupo de Proliferación Celular, Consejo de Investigación Médica (MRC) de London Medical Science, Imperial College, Londres, Reino Unido
  • 2007-2011: Estudiante de doctorado (beca FPU del Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia). Laboratorio de progresión tumoral, Instituto IMIM, Barcelona, España
Premios y honores
  • 2021: XX Beca Fero
  • 2019: Programa Miguel Servet I, investigador titular, España
  • 2019: Beca individual Marie Curie Comisión Europea (no aceptada)
  • 2019: Beca postdoctoral Beatriu de Pinós (no aceptada)
  • 2015 y 2017: Premio especial de fin de año por su destacada contribución al MRC-LMS
  • 2012: Beca postdoctoral EMBO de larga duración
Apoyo a la investigación

Como investigador principal :

  • Aprovechamiento de la senescencia inducida por la terapia para tratar el cáncer de próstata avanzado – Instituto de Salud Carlos III (2021-2024). 125 000 €
  • La senescencia inducida por la terapia en el cáncer de próstata – XX Beca Fero (2022-2024). 80 000 €

 Como coinvestigador: 

  • Desarrollo de combinaciones sinérgicas de olaparib con otros agentes dirigidos a la reparación del ADN e inhibición de BET en el cáncer de próstata – Astrazeneca (2021-2024). 398 700 €. Investigador principal: Joaquín Mateo
  • Senescencia y proliferación celular (core funding) – Medical Research Council (2016-2021). 1 980 000 €. Investigador principal: Jesús Gil.
  • Identificación de nuevos compuestos senolíticos – Unity Biotechnology (2017-2020). 1 010 000 €. Investigador principal: Jesús Gil.
  • Compuestos que matan las células senescentes – MRC-Technology (2016-2018). 155 273 €. Investigador principal: Jesús Gil.
  • Senescencia y proliferación celular (core funding) – Medical Research Council (2011-2016). 1 893 000 €. Investigador principal: Jesús Gil.
  • Desaminación de H3K4 por LOXL2 – Instituto de Salud Carlos III (2008-2013) 45 000 €. Investigador principal: Sandra Peiró.
  • Regulación de la estructura de la cromatina por LOXL2 – Instituto de Salud Carlos III (2009-2012). 68 335 €. Investigador principal: Sandra Peiró.
Patentes
  • 2019
    Título: Compuestos senolíticos (patente estadounidense)
    Inventores: Nicolás Herranz, Ana Guerrero, Jesús Gil
    Solicitante: Consejo de Investigación Médica, Reino Unido
    Número de registro de la patente: 16/616.251
  • 2017
    Título: Prodrugs
    Inventores: Nicolás Herranz, Ana Guerrero, Jesús Gil
    Solicitante: Consejo de Investigación Médica, Reino Unido
    Número de patente: GB1708458.3
  • 2017
    Título: Compuestos senolíticos
    Inventores: Nicolás Herranz, Ana Guerrero, Jesús Gil
    Solicitante: Consejo de Investigación Médica, Reino Unido
    Número de patente: GB1708456.7
Mentoría

Actualmente codirijo la tesis doctoral de Julián Brandariz (2021-actualidad) y he dirigido tres proyectos de estudiantes de máster.

  • 2013: Suchira Gallage – Papel de las quinasas S6 en la senescencia y el envejecimiento
  • 2011: Ane Itúrbide – Regulación de la estructura de la cromatina por LOXL2
  • 2010: Alba Millanes – Caracterización de los sitios de unión de Snail en la EMT
Publicaciones científicas más relevantes
  • Herranz N*, Neeb A*, Arce-Gallego S*, Miranda S, Buroni L, Yuan W et al. Advanced Prostate Cancer with ATM Loss: PARP and ATR Inhibitors. Eur Urol. 2021 Feb;79(2):200-211. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2020.10.029. Epub 2020 Nov 8. PMID: 33176972. *Equally contributed
  • Guerrero A, Guiho R, Herranz N, Uren A, Withers DJ, Martínez-Barbera JP, Tietze LF, Gil J. Galactose-modified Duocarmycin Prodrugs as Senolytics, Aging Cell. 2020 Apr;19(4):e13133.
  • Guerrero A, Herranz N, Sun B, Wagner V, Gallage S, Guiho R, Wolter K, Pombo J, Irvine EE, Innes AJ, Birch J, Glegola J, Manshaei S, Heide D, Dharmalingam G, Harbig J, Olona A, Behmoaras J, Dauch D, Uren AG, Zender L, Vernia S, Martínez-Barbera JP, Heikenwalder M, Withers DJ, Gil J. Cardiac glycosides are broad-spectrum senolytics. Nature Metabolism, 2019 Nov;1(11):1074-1088.
  • Georgilis A, Klotz S, Hanley CJ, Herranz N, Weirich B, Morancho B, Leote AC, D’Artista L, Gallage S, Seehawer M, Carroll T, Dharmalingam G, Wee KB, Mellone M, Pombo J, Heide D, Guccione E, Arribas J, Barbosa-Morais NL, Heikenwalder M, Thomas GJ, Zender L, Gil J. PTBP1-Mediated Alternative Splicing Regulates the Inflammatory Secretome and the Pro-tumorigenic Effects of Senescent Cells. Cancer Cell 2018 Jul; 34(1):85-102.
  • Herranz N, Gil J. Mechanisms and functions of cellular senescence. J Clin Invest 2018 Apr; 128(4): 1238-1246.
  • Mellone M, Hanley CJ, Thirdborough S, Mellows T, Garcia E, Woo J, Tod J, Frampton S, Jenei V, Moutasim KA, Kabir TD, Brennan PA, Venturi G, Ford K, Herranz N, Lim KP, Clarke J, Lambert DW, Prime SS, Underwood TJ, Vijayanand P, Eliceiri KW, Woelk C, King EV, Gil J, Ottensmeier CH, Thomas GJ. Induction offibroblast senescence generates a non-fibrogenic myofibroblast phenotype thatdifferentially impacts on cancer prognosis. Aging (Albany NY). 2016 Dec 15.
  • Herranz N, Dave N, Millanes-Romero A, Pascual-Reguant L, Morey L, Díaz VM, Lórenz-Fonfría V, Gutierrez-Gallego R, Jerónimo C, Iturbide A, Di Croce L, García de Herreros A, Peiró S. Lysyl oxidase-like 2 (LOXL2) oxidizes trimethylated lysine 4 in histone H3. FEBS J. 2016 Dec;283(23):4263-4273
  • Herranz N, Gil J. Mitochondria and senescence: new actors for an old play. EMBO J. 2016 Apr 1;35(7):701-2.
  • Herranz N, Gallage S, Gil J. TORn about SASP regulation. Cell Cycle. 2015;14(24):3771-2.
  • Herranz N, Gallage S, Mellone M, Wuestefeld T, Klotz S, Hanley CJ, Raguz S, Acosta JC, Innes AJ, Banito A, Georgilis A, Montoya A, Wolter K, Dharmalingam G, Faull P, Carroll T, Martínez-Barbera JP, Cutillas P, Reisinger F, Heikenwalder M, Miller RA, Withers D, Zender L, Thomas GJ, Gil J. mTOR regulates MAPKAPK2translation to control the senescence-associated secretory phenotype. Nat Cell 2015 Sep;17(9):1205-17.
  • Millanes-Romero A, Herranz N, Perrera V, Iturbide A, Loubat-Casanovas J, Gil J, Jenuwein T, García de Herreros A, Peiró S. Regulation of heterochromatin transcription by Snail1/LOXL2 during epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition. Mol Cell. 2013 Dec 12;52(5):746-57.
  • Herranz N, Pasini D, Díaz VM, Francí C, Gutierrez A, Dave N, Escrivà M, Hernandez-Muñoz I, Di Croce L, Helin K, García de Herreros A, Peiró S. Polycomb complex 2 is required for E-cadherin repression by the Snail1 transcription Mol Cell Biol. 2008 Aug;28(15):4772-81.
  • Escrivà M, Peiró S, Herranz N, Villagrasa P, Dave N, Montserrat-Sentís B, Murray SA, Francí C, Gridley T, Virtanen I, García de Herreros A. Repression of PTEN phosphatase by Snail1 transcriptional factor during gamma radiation-induced Mol Cell Biol. 2008 Mar;28(5):1528-40.
  • Peiró S, Escrivà M, Puig I, Barberà MJ, Dave N, Herranz N, Larriba MJ, Takkunen M, Francí C, Muñoz A, Virtanen I, Baulida J, García de Herreros A. Snail1 transcriptional repressor binds to its own promoter and controls its Nucleic Acids Res. 2006 Apr 14;34(7):2077-84.
Todas las publicaciones
  • Joaquin Mateo , Gopinath Ganji , Charlotte Lemech , Howard A. Burris , Sae-Won Han , Karen Swales , Shaun Decordova , Maurice P DeYoung , Deborah A Smith , Shanker Kalyana-Sundaram , Jiuhua Wu , Monica Motwani , Rakesh Kumar , Jerry M Tolson , Sun Young Rha , Hyun Cheol Chung , Joseph Paul Eder , Sunil Sharma, Yung-Jue Bang , Jeffrey R. Infante ,Li Yan, Johann de Bono, Hendrik-Tobias Arkenau. A first-time-in-human study of GSK2636771, a phosphoinositide 3 kinase beta-selective inhibitor, in patients with advanced solid tumors. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Oct 1;23(19):5981-5992.
  • Seed G, Yuan W, Mateo J, Carreira S, Bertan C, Lambros M, Boysen G, Ferraldeschi R, Miranda S, Figueiredo I, Riisnaes R, Crespo M, Rodrigues DN, Talevich E, Robinson DR, Kunju LP, Wu YM, Lonigro R, Sandhu S, Chinnayan A, de Bono JS. Gene Copy Number Estimation from Targeted Next-Generation Sequencing of Prostate Cancer Biopsies: Analytic Validation and Clinical Qualification. Clin Cancer Res. 2017 Oct 15;23(20):6070-6077.
  • Goodall J*, Mateo J*, Yuan W, Mossop H, Porta N, Miranda S, Perez-Lopez R, Dolling D, Robinson DR, Sandhu S, Fowler G, Ebbs B, Flohr P, Seed G, Nava Rodrigues D, Boysen G, Bertan C, Atkin M, Clarke M, Crespo M, Figueiredo I, Riisnaes R, Sumanasuriya S, Rescigno P, Zafeiriou Z, Sharp A, Tunariu N, Bianchini D, Gillman A, Lord CJ, Hall E, Chinnaiyan AM, Carreira S, de Bono JS. Circulating Free DNA to Guide Prostate Cancer Treatment with PARP Inhibition. Cancer Discovery. 2017 Apr 27 [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 10.1158/2159-8290.CD-17-0261
  • Massard C, Mateo J, Loriot Y, Pezaro C, Albiges L, Mehra N, Varga A, Bianchini D, Ryan CJ, Petrylak DP, Attard G, Shen L, Fizazi K, de Bono J. : Phase I/II trial of cabazitaxel plus abiraterone in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) progressing after docetaxel and abiraterone. Annals of Oncology. 2017 Jan 1;28(1):90-95
  • Pritchard C*, Mateo J*, Walsh M*, de Sarkar N, Abida W, Beltran H, Garofalo A, Gulati R, Carreira S, Eeles R, Elemento O, Rubin M, Robinson D, Lonigro R, Hussein M, Chinnaiyan A, Vinson J, Filipenko J, Garraway L, Taplin ME, Aldubayan S, Han C, Beightol M, Morissey C, Nghiem B, Cheng H, Montgomery B, Walsh T, Casadei S, Vijai J, Scher H, Sawyers C, Schultz N, Kantoff P, Solit D, Robson M, Van Allen E, Offit K, de Bono JS, Nelson P. (on behalf of the SU2C-PCF Prostate Cancer Dream Team] Inherited DNA repair gene mutations in men with metastatic prostate cancer. N Engl J Med, 2016; 375(5)443-45.
  • Mateo J,* Carreira S*, Sandhu S*, Miranda S, Mossop H, Perez-Lopez R, Nava Rodrigues D, Robinson D, Omlin A, Tunariu N, Boysen G, Porta N, Flohr P, Gillman A, Figueiredo I, Paulding C, Seed G, Jain S, Ralph C, Protheroe A, Hussain S, Jones R, Elliott T, McGovern U, Bianchini D, Goodall J, Zafeiriou Z, Williamson CT, Ferraldeschi R, Riisnaes R, Ebbs B, Fowler G, Roda D, Yuan W, Wu YM, Cao X, Brough R, Pemberton H, A’Hern R, Swain A, Kunju LP, Eeles R, Attard G, Lord CJ, Ashworth A, Rubin MA, Knudsen KE, Feng FY, Chinnaiyan AM, Hall E, de Bono JS. DNA-Repair Defects and Olaparib in Metastatic Prostate Cancer. 2015. N Engl J Med 373(18):1697-1708.
  • Robinson D, Van Allen EM, Wu Y-M, Schultz N, Lonigro R, Mosquera JM, Montgomery B, Taplin ME, Pritchard CC, Attard G, Beltran H, Abida W, Bradley RK, Vinson J, Cao X, Vats P, Kunju LP, Hussain M, Feng F, Tomlins SA, Conney KA, Smith DC, Brennan C, Siddiqui J, Mehra R, Chen Y, Rathkopf DE, Morris MJ, Solomon SB, Durack JC, Reuter VE, Gopalan A, Gao J, Loda M, Lis RT, Bowden M, Balk SP, Gaviola G, Sougnez C, Gupta M, Yu, EY, Mostaghel EA, Cheng HH, Mulcahy H, True L, Plymate SR, Dyinge H, Ferraldeschi R, Flohr P, Miranda S, Zafeiriou Z, Tunariu N, Mateo J, Perez-Lopez R, Demichelis F, Robinson B, Schiffman M, Nanus DM, Tagawa ST, Sigaras A, Eng KW, Elemento O, Sboner A, Heath EI, Scher HI, Pienta KJ, Kantoff P, de Bono JS, Rubin MA, Nelson PA, Garraway LA, Sawyers CL, Chinnaiyan AM. Integrative clinical genomics of advanced prostate cancer. Cell 2015;161(5):1215–28.
  • Perez-Lopez R, Mateo J, Mossop H, Blackledge MD, Collins DJ, Rata M, Morgan VA, Macdonald A, Sandhu S, Lorente D, Rescigno P, Zafeiriou Z, Bianchini D, Porta N, Hall E, Leach MO, de Bono JS, Koh DM, Tunariu N. Diffusion-weighted Imaging as a Treatment Response Biomarker for Evaluating Bone Metastases in Prostate Cancer: A Pilot Study. Radiology. 2017 Apr;283(1):168-177
  • Perez-Lopez R, Lorente D, Blackledge MD, Collins DJ, Mateo J, Bianchini D, Omlin A, Zivi A, Leach MO, de Bono JS, Koh DM, Tunariu N. Volume of Bone Metastasis Assessed with Whole-Body Diffusion-weighted Imaging Is Associated with Overall Survival in Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer. Radiology 2016; 280(1):151-160.
  • Ferraldeschi R, Nava D, Riisnaes R, Miranda S, Figueiredo I, Rescigno P, Ravi P, Pezaro C, Omlin A, Lorente D, Zafeiriou Z, Mateo J, Altavilla A, Sideris S, Bianchini D, Girst E, Thway K, Perez-Lopez R, Tunariu N, Parker C, Dearnaley D, Reid A, Attard G, de Bono JS. PTEN protein loss and clinical outcome from castration-resistant prostate cancer treated with abiraterone acetate. European Urology 2015;67(4):795–802.
  • Mateo J, Olmos D, Dumez H, Poondru S, Samberg N, Barr S, Van Tornout JM, Jie F, Sandhu S, Tan DS, Moreno V, LoRusso PM, Kaye SB, Schoffski P. A first-in man, dose-finding study of the mTORC1/mTORC2 inhibitor OSI-027 in patients with advanced solid malignancies. Br J Cancer 2016, 114, 889-896
  • Mateo J, Moreno V, Gupta A, Kaye SB, Dean E, Middleton MR, Friedlander M, Gourley C, Plummer R, Rustin G, Sessa C, Leunen K, Ledermann J, Swaisland H, Fielding A, Bannister W, Nicum S, Molife LR. An adaptive study to determine the optimal dose of the tablet formulation of the PARP inhibitor Olaparib. Target Oncol. 2016 Jun;11(3):401-15
  • McDaniel AS, Ferraldeschi R, Krupa R, Landers M, Graf R, Louw J, Jendrisak A, Bales N, Marrinucci D, Zafeiriou Z, Flohr P, Sideris S, Crespo M, Figueiredo I, Mateo J, de Bono JS, Dittamore R, Tomlins SA, Attard G. Phenotypic diversity of circulating tumour cells in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer. BJU Int. 2016 Aug (EPub)
  • Rescigno P, Lorente D, Bianchini D, Ferraldeschi R, Kolinsky MP, Sideris S, Zafeiriou Z, Sumanasuriya S, Smith AD, Mehra N, Jayaram A, Perez-Lopez R, Mateo J, Parker C, Dearnaley DP, Tunariu N, Reid A, Attard G, de Bono JS. Prostate-specific Antigen Decline After 4 Weeks of Treatment with Abiraterone Acetate and Overall Survival in Patients with Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer. European Urology. 2016 Nov;70(5):724-731.
  • Lorente D, Olmos D, Mateo J, Bianchini D, Seed G, Fleisher M, Danila DC, Flohr P, Crespo M, Figueiredo I, Miranda S, Baeten K, Molina A, Kheoh T, McCormack R, Terstappen LW, Scher HI, de Bono JS. Decline in Circulating Tumor Cell Count and Treatment Outcome in Advanced Prostate Cancer. European Urology. 2016; 70*6)985-992.
  • Lorente D, Omlin A, Zafeiriou Z, Nava-Rodrigues D, Pérez-López R, Pezaro C, Mehra N, Sheridan E, Figueiredo I, Riisnaes R, Miranda S, Crespo M, Flohr P, Mateo J, Altavilla A, Ferraldeschi R, Bianchini D, Attard G, Tunariu N, de Bono J. Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Tissue Acquisition From Bone Metastases for Molecular Analyses. Clin Genitourin Cancer. 2016 Dec;14(6):485-493
  • Frenel J-S, Carreira S, Goodall J, Roda-Perez D, Perez-Lopez R, Tunariu N, Riisnaes R, Miranda S, Figueiredo I, Nava Rodrigues D, Smith A, Leux C, Garcia-Murillas I, Ferraldeschi R, Lorente D, Mateo J, Ong M, Yap TA, Banerji U, Gasi D, Turner N, Attard G, de Bono JS. Serial Next Generation Sequencing of Circulating Cell Free DNA Evaluating Tumour Clone Response To Molecularly Targeted Drug Administration. Clin Cancer Res 2015; 21(20):4586-96.
  • Lorente D, Mateo J, Templeton AJ, Zafeiriou Z, Bianchini D, Ferraldeschi R, Bahl A, Shen L, Su Z, Sartor O, de Bono JS. Baseline neutrophil-lymphocyte ratio (NLR) is associated with survival and response to treatment with second-line chemotherapy for advanced prostate cancer independent of baseline steroid use. Ann Oncol. 2015 Apr;26(4):750-5
  • Ferraldeschi R, Nava Rodrigues D, Riisnaes R, Miranda S, Figueiredo I, Rescigno P, Ravi P, Pezaro C, Omlin A, Lorente D, Zafeiriou Z, Mateo J, Altavilla A, Sideris S, Bianchini D, Grist E, Thway K, Perez Lopez R, Tunariu N, Parker C, Dearnaley D, Reid A, Attard G, de Bono J. PTEN protein loss and clinical outcome from castration-resistant prostate cancer treated with abiraterone acetate. Eur Urol. 2015 Apr;67(4):795-802
  • Wilbaux M, Tod M, De Bono J, Lorente D, Mateo J, Freyer G, You B, Hénin E. A Joint Model for the Kinetics of CTC Count and PSA Concentration During Treatment in Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer. CPT Pharmacometrics Syst Pharmacol. 2015 May;4(5):277-85
  • Mateo J, Berlin J, de Bono JS, Cohen RB, Keedy V, Mugundu G, Zhang L, Abbattista A, Davis C, Gallo Stampino C, Borghaei H. A first-in-human study of the anti-α5β1 integrin monoclonal antibody PF-04605412 administered intravenously to patients with advanced solid tumors. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 2014, 74(5):1039-46.
  • Ong M, Carreira S, Goodall J, Mateo J, Figueiredo I, Rodrigues DN, Perkins G, Seed G, Yap TA, Attard G, de Bono JS. Validation and utilisation of high-coverage next-generation sequencing to deliver the pharmacological audit trail. Br J Cancer 2014;111(5):828-36.
  • Ravi P, Mateo J, Lorente D, Zafeiriou Z, Altavilla A, Ferraldeschi R, Sideris S, Grist E, Smith A, Wong S, Bianchinni D, Attard G, de Bono JS. External Validation of a Prognostic Model Predicting Overall Survival in Metastatic Castrate-resistant Prostate Cancer Patients Treated with Abiraterone. European Urology 2014;66(1):8–11.
  • Barber LJ, Sandhu S, Chen L, Campbell J, Kozarewa I, Fenwick K, Assiotis I, Rodrigues DN, Reis Filho JS, Moreno V, Mateo J, Molife LR, De Bono J, Kaye S, Lord CJ, Ashworth A. Secondary mutations in BRCA2 associated with clinical resistance to a PARP inhibitor. J Pathol. 2013 Feb;229(3):422-9.
  • Mateo J, Carreira S, de Bono JS. Acquiring evidence for precision prostate cancer care. Annals Oncology. 2017 Apr 13. (Epub ahead of print)
  • Mateo J, Sharp A, de Bono JS. Investigating Genomic Aberrations of the Androgen Receptor: Moving Closer to More Precise Prostate Cancer Care? European Urology. 2017 Feb 20.
  • Mateo J, Boysen G, Barbieri CE, Bryant HE, Castro E, Nelson PS, Olmos D, Pritchard CC, Rubin MA, de Bono JS. DNA Repair in Prostate Cancer: Biology and Clinical Implications. European Urology. 2017 Mar;71(3):417-425.
  • Lorente D, Mateo J, Perez-Lopez R, de Bono JS, Attard G. Sequencing agents in metastatic prostate cancer. Lancet Oncology 2015 Jun;16(6):e279-92.
  • Lorente D, Mateo J, Zafeiriou Z, Smith AD, Sandhu S, Ferraldeschi R, de Bono JS. Switching and withdrawing hormonal agents for castration-resistant prostate cancer. Nat Rev Urol. 2015 Jan;12(1):37-47.
  • Mateo J, Gerlinger M, Rodrigues DN, de Bono JS. The promise of circulating tumor cell analysis in cancer management Genome Biol. 2014 Aug 30;15(8):448.
  • Mateo J, Ong M, Tan DS, Gonzalez MA, de Bono JS. Appraising iniparib, the PARP inhibitor that never was–what must we learn? Nat Rev Clin Oncol. 2013 Dec;10(12):688-96.