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

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Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 276-4595

Office: (585) 273-2868

Fax: (585) 276-2298


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

Ratner V, Gao Y, Lee H, Elkin R, Nedergaard M, Benveniste H, Tannenbaum A. "Cerebrospinal and interstitial fluid transport via the glymphatic pathway modeled by optimal mass transport." NeuroImage.. 2017 May 15; 152:530-537. Epub 2017 Mar 18.

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 Apr 26; 37(17):4493-4507. Epub 2017 Mar 23.

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.

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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