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

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 276-4595

Office: (585) 273-2868

Fax: (585) 276-2298

Research Labs

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Education

1983
MD | University of Copenhagen
Medicine

1988
DMSc | University of Copenhagen
Neuroscience

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

1987 - 1988
Post-Doctoral Training; Neuroscience; Cornell University Medical School

1984 - 1987
Post-Doctoral Training; Neuropathology / Physiology University of Copenhagen

1983 - 1984
Rigshospitalet; University of Copenhagen; Neurology / Neurosurgery

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Awards

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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Patents

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

Publications

Journal Articles

1/1/2018
Holstein-Rathlou SV, Petersen NC, Nedergaard M. "Voluntary running enhances glymphatic influx in awake behaving, young mice." Neuroscience letters.. 2018 Jan 1; 662:253-258. Epub 2017 Oct 25.

12/1/2017
Plog BA, Nedergaard M. "The Glymphatic System in Central Nervous System Health and Disease: Past, Present, and Future." Annual review of pathology.. 2017 Dec 1; Epub 2017 Dec 01.

12/2017
DiNuzzo M, Nedergaard M. "Brain energetics during the sleep-wake cycle." Current opinion in neurobiology.. 2017 Dec 0; 47:65-72. Epub 2017 Oct 09.

Books & Chapters

2012
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

2009
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

2008
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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Videos

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Acupuncture's Molecular Effects Pinned Down