Maiken Nedergaard, MD, DMSc

University of Rochester Medical Center / University of Copenhagen

Dr. Nedergaard received her MD in 1984 and her D.M.Sc. in 1990 from the University of Copenhagen. She has since focused on experimental work at Weill Cornell Medical School, New York Medical College, Rochester University, and the University of Copenhagen where she holds a part-time position. Dr. Nedergaard is a glial Cell Biologist focused on the role of astrocytes in higher brain functions and she discovered the glymphatic system


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