Elizabeth Mormino | Innovators Under 35

A telltale protein seen in people’s brains before they have Alzheimer’s could offer a clue about possible treatments.

Elizabeth Mormino knows it’s too late to save her grandfather, whose Alzheimer’s disease was diagnosed a few years ago. “It’s really hard to see a familiar face go through this, knowing that there’s really no drugs that work right now,” she says. But her work may help future patients by showing an intriguing new path to treating the disease.

Read the full profile in MIT Technology Review.