Rapamycin Prevents PD in Mouse Model of Disease (image) Buck Institute for Research on Aging Share Print E-Mail Caption The image on the left shows dysfunctional lysomes clustered outside the nucleus in a mouse model of Parkinson's. The image on the right shows a dramatic reduction of the dysfunctional organelles following treatment with rapamycin. Credit Almas Siddiqui, Ph.D., staff scientist, Buck Institute Usage Restrictions None 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.