Brain Drain | The Scientist Magazine®

Brain Drain ~ Lymphatics in the brain

“For many years, we said ‘There’s no lymphatic drainage from the brain,’” said Jon Laman, an immunologist at Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, who was not involved in the work, “but this, in a way, is a breakthrough study because it shows the presence and functionality of a lymphatic vessel in the dura mater.” Of the meninges, the three membranes surrounding the brain, the dura mater is the one closest to the skull.

Source: Brain Drain | The Scientist Magazine®