Is It Time to Rethink Parkinson’s Pathology?
Is It Time to Rethink Parkinson’s Pathology?
New evidence points to a waste-clearing problem in patients’ cells, rather than the accumulation of protein tangles, as the root cause of the neurodegenerative disease.
Is It Time to Rethink Parkinson’s Pathology?
Is It Time to Rethink Parkinson’s Pathology?

New evidence points to a waste-clearing problem in patients’ cells, rather than the accumulation of protein tangles, as the root cause of the neurodegenerative disease.

New evidence points to a waste-clearing problem in patients’ cells, rather than the accumulation of protein tangles, as the root cause of the neurodegenerative disease.

lysosomal storage disorders
The Best of Cell Biology
The Best of Cell Biology
Bob Grant | Dec 20, 2019
A new eBook compiles recent articles from The Scientist that capture the essence of new conceptual and technological territory being explored on the cellular level.
Infographic: Is Cellular Waste at the Root of Parkinson’s Disease?
Infographic: Is Cellular Waste at the Root of Parkinson’s Disease?
Ashley Yeager | Oct 1, 2019
Damage to the lysosome, the organelle that removes excess proteins, lipids, and other materials, might be at the root of the disease.
Spinoff Company to Develop Rare Disease Drugs
Spinoff Company to Develop Rare Disease Drugs
Molly Sharlach | Jan 7, 2015
Maryland-based Vtesse will work with the US National Institutes of Health to advance treatments for Niemann-Pick Type C disease and other lysosomal storage disorders.
Metals on our Mind
Metals on our Mind
Anthony White | Mar 31, 2014
A dramatic loss of copper in key brain regions may be central to Alzheimer’s disease. Could restoring metals in the brain help?