Science Talk: Scientists Identify 'Clean-Up' Snafu that Kills Brain Cells in Parkinson's Disease (video) Albert Einstein College of Medicine Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Dr. Ana Maria Cuervo has discovered why toxic clumps of proteins accumulate in brain cells of those with a familial form of Parkinson's disease. The paper was published online March 3 in Nature Neuroscience. Dr. Cuervo is professor of developmental & molecular biology and the Robert and Renee Belfer Chair for the Study of Neurodegenerative Diseases at Einstein. See accompanying release. Credit Albert Einstein College of Medicine Usage Restrictions Credit required Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.