Scientists Discover Previously Unknown Cleansing System in Brain - News Room. Newer Imaging Technique Brings ‘Glymphatic System’ to Light August 15, 2012 A previously unrecognized system that drains waste from the brain at a rapid clip has been discovered by neuroscientists at the University of Rochester Medical Center.
The findings were published online August 15 in Science Translational Medicine. The highly organized system acts like a series of pipes that piggyback on the brain’s blood vessels, sort of a shadow plumbing system that seems to serve much the same function in the brain as the lymph system does in the rest of the body – to drain away waste products. “Waste clearance is of central importance to every organ, and there have been long-standing questions about how the brain gets rid of its waste,” said Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., D.M.Sc., senior author of the paper and co-director of the University’s Center for Translational Neuromedicine. An artery in the brain of a mouse. Maiken Nedergaard and Jeffrey Iliff “It’s a hydraulic system,” said Nedergaard.
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