Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., D.M.Sc.

Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., D.M.Sc.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 645
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-2868
Fax: (585) 276-2298
Administrative: (585) 276-4595


The biographical information for Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., D.M.Sc. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Elected Member Academia Europaea | Academia Europaea 2012 - Present
Elected Member Royal Academy of Pharmacy of Spain | Royal Academy of Pharmacy of Spain 2011 - Present
Elected Member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences | Royal Danish Academy of Sciences | Copenhagen, Denmark 2008 - Present


Use of Channel Blockers in the Treatment of Epilepsy

United States Serial NO.: 11/719,238
Filed Date: November 14, 2005
Title: Treatment and Prevention of Epilepsy
Invented by: Maiken Nedergaard, Guo Feng Tian
Adenosine Mimetics and Modulators as a Therapeutic Tool to Replace or Improve the Efficacy of Deep Brain Stimulation

United States Serial NO.: 12/671,437
Filed Date: July 29, 2008
Title: Adenosine and Its Mimetics, ModulatorsTransport Inhibitors, and Receptor Agonists as a Therapeutic Tool to Replace or Improve the Efficacy of Deep Brain Stimulation
Invented by: Maiken Nedergaard
Adenosine Agonists in the Treatment of Pain. Interference With Adenosine Metabolism as an Adjuvant to Acupuncture

United States Serial NO.: 13/511,801
Filed Date: November 24, 2010
Title: Enhancing the Therapeutic Effect of Acupuncture With Adenosine
Invented by: Maiken Nedergaard

Recent Journal Articles

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2013 Sep
Langevin H, Fujita T, Bouffard N, Takano T, Koptiuch C, Badger G, Nedergaard M. "Fibroblast cytoskeletal remodeling induced by tissue stretch involves ATP signaling." Journal of cellular physiology.. 2013 Sep; 228(9):1922-6.
2013 Aug
Langevin HM, Nedergaard M, Howe A. "Cellular control of connective tissue matrix tension." Journal of cellular biochemistry.. 2013 Aug; 114(8):1714-9.
2013 Jun
Ren Z, Iliff JJ, Yang L, Yang J, Chen X, Chen MJ, Giese RN, Wang B, Shi X, Nedergaard M. "'Hit & Run' model of closed-skull traumatic brain injury (TBI) reveals complex patterns of post-traumatic AQP4 dysregulation." Journal of cerebral blood flow and metabolism : official journal of the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism. 2013 Jun; 33(6):834-45. Epub 2013 Feb 27.
2013 Apr
Goldman N, Chandler-Militello D, Langevin HM, Nedergaard M, Takano T. "Purine receptor mediated actin cytoskeleton remodeling of human fibroblasts." Cell calcium. 2013 Apr; 53(4):297-301. Epub 2013 Feb 22.
2013 Mar 1
Iliff JJ, Lee H, Yu M, Feng T, Logan J, Nedergaard M, Benveniste H. "Brain-wide pathway for waste clearance captured by contrast-enhanced MRI." The Journal of clinical investigation.. 2013 Mar 1; 123(3):1299-309. Epub 2013 Feb 22.

Current Appointments

Co-Director - Center for Translational Neuromedicine - Primary Administrative
Frank P. Smith Professor of Neurosurgery - Department of Neurosurgery (SMD)
Professor - Department of Neurosurgery, Center for Translational Neuromedicine (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy (SMD)
Professor - Department of Neurology (SMD)


DMSc | Neuroscience | University of Copenhagen1988
MD | Medicine | University of Copenhagen1983

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Post-Doctoral Training; Neuroscience; Cornell University Medical School 1988
Post-Doctoral Training; Neuropathology / Physiology University of Copenhagen 1987
Rigshospitalet; University of Copenhagen; Neurology / Neurosurgery 1984