Dr. Ricardo F. Capone is a biological chemist and an Instructor of Biochemistry at Vanderbilt University. Dr. Capone’s research interests focus on the C99 fragment of amyloid precursor protein and giant plasma membrane vesicles. He has studied gamma-secretase enzyme kinetics and its modulation by amyloid beta proteins.
Dr. Capone completed his doctoral degree in biological chemistry at Hebrew University of Jerusalem and postdoctoral fellowships at Hebrew University and University of Michigan. He joined the Vanderbilt faculty in 2017.