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Improve the Brain's Drainage System to Defend Against Brain Aging

News   Jul 26, 2018 | Original Story from UVA Health System

 
Improving Brain's Drainage System Helps Old Mice Learn Faster

Obstructing lymphatic vessels (in green) in a mouse model of Alzheimer's disease significantly increased the accumulation of harmful plaques in the brain. "What was really interesting is that with the worsening pathology, it actually looks very similar to what we see in human samples in terms of all this aggregation of amyloid protein," said researcher Jonathan Kipnis, PhD. Credit: Courtesy Kipnis lab

 
 
 

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