PLoS Genetics

Alzheimer’s study tracks protein located inside cells

New research from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, published recently in the journal PLOS Genetics, suggests an essential role for a somewhat obscure biomolecule and casts light on a potential drug target in Alzheimer’s disease.


Mitochondrial mutations not random

A study of mitochondrial DNA mutations suggests they result from a process that selects for particular mutations in certain tissues.

(Joe Howell / Vanderbilt)

Model for MADD mitochondrial disease

A zebrafish model of a severe mitochondrial disease will be useful for developing new therapeutic approaches.