Rochester, NY
16 April 2014

    Glymphatic system

    Photo: edkohler @

    In August of last year, we reported on the recent discovery of a “Glymphatic Pathway,” which is essentially a waste-disposal system for the brain. This system, discovered by Jeffrey Iliff and Maiken Nedergaard of the University of Rochester, … Continue reading

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    Photo: URMC

    Sometimes, there’s nothing more cathartic than taking out the garbage – even for your brain.

    Neuroscientists at University of Rochester Medical Center have discovered a previously unrecognized system that drains waste from the brain. Dubbed the “glymphatic system” due to … Continue reading

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