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

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Administrative: (585) 276-4595

Fax: (585) 276-2298

Office: (585) 273-2868

Research Labs

Center for Translational Neuromedicine (CTN)

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Faculty Appointments


MD | University of Copenhagen

DMSc | University of Copenhagen


2012 - Present
Elected Member Academia Europaea
Sponsor: Academia Europaea

2011 - Present
Elected Member Royal Academy of Pharmacy of Spain
Sponsor: Royal Academy of Pharmacy of Spain

2008 - Present
Elected Member of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences
Sponsor: Royal Danish Academy of Sciences
Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

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Title: Non-Human Mammal Model of Human Degenerative Disorder, Uses Thereof, and Method for Treating Human Degenerative Disorder (HUNTINGTON'S)
U.S. Serial #: 14/701,245
Filed: Apr 30, 2015
Invented By: StevenGoldman, MaikenNedergaard, PaulTesar, MarthaWindrem

Title: Methods for Evaluating Brain-Wide Paravascular Pathway for Waste Clearance Function and Methods for Treating Neurodegenerative Disorders Based Thereon
U.S. Serial #: 14/769,396
Filed: Feb 21, 2014
Invented By: JeffreyIliff, MaikenNedergaard

Title: Method of Treating and Preventing Brain Impairment using Na+-K+2Cl-Cotransporter Isoform 1 Inhibitors
U.S. Serial #: 14/415,968
Filed: Mar 15, 2013
Invented By: MaikenNedergaard, Alexander StanleyThrane, Vinita RangrooThrane

Title: Disease Specific Human Glial Mouse Chimeras-Schizophrenia
U.S. Serial #:
Filed: Jan 01, 1899
Invented By: StevenGoldman, MaikenNedergaard, PaulTesar, MarthaWindrem

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Journal Articles

Jiang Q, Zhang L, Ding G, Davoodi-Bojd E, Li Q, Li L, Sadry N, Nedergaard M, Chopp M, Zhang Z. "Impairment of the glymphatic system after diabetes." Journal of cerebral blood flow and metabolism : official journal of the International Society of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism.. 2017 Apr 0; 37(4):1326-1337. Epub 2016 Jan 01.

Wang F, Wang X, Shapiro LA, Cotrina ML, Liu W, Wang EW, Gu S, Wang W, He X, Nedergaard M, Huang JH. "NKCC1 up-regulation contributes to early post-traumatic seizures and increased post-traumatic seizure susceptibility." Brain structure & function.. 2017 Apr 0; 222(3):1543-1556. Epub 2016 Sep 01.

Sun W, Cornwell A, Li J, Peng S, Osorio MJ, Su Wanga NA, Benraiss A, Lou N, Goldman SA, Nedergaard M. "SOX9 is an astrocyte-specific nuclear marker in the adult brain outside the neurogenic regions." The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience.. 2017 Mar 23; Epub 2017 Mar 23.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Transcriptome Analysis of Astrocytes
Book Title: Neuroglia
Author List: Lovatt, D., Nedergaard, M.
Edited By: H. Kettenmann and B. R. Ransom
Published By: Oxford Univ. Press2012 in New York

Chapter Title: Astrocytic Ca2+ Signaling: Mechanism and implications for functional brain imaging
Book Title: Dynamic Brain Imaging
Author List: Wang, X., Takano, T., Nedergaard, M.
Edited By: F. Hyder
Published By: Humana Press2009

Chapter Title: Purinergic regulation of calcium waves
Book Title: Encyclopedia of Neuroscience
Author List: Cotrina, M., Nedergaard, M.
Published By: Springer Berlin Heidelberg2008




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