Alzheimer's Floodgates (image) NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Share Print E-Mail Caption Studies in mice showed how brain blood vessel cells called pericytes (white) may contribute to the problems associated with Alzheimer's disease. Credit Courtesy of Zlokovic lab, Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute of the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. Usage Restrictions Please use for educational purpose only. 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.