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UBRP Science Cafe
April 19 @ 5:00 PM - 6:00 PMFree
Join us as we make our way through this breakthrough paper published in Science: Sleep Drives Metabolite Clearance from the Adult Brain, Xie et al. 2013. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24136970)
Who doesn’t get enough sleep every night? (I sure don’t!) But I’m here to tell you why sleep is so important and how there are special cells in your brain (not neurons) that are vital for the regulation such that its dysregulation may be the underlying cause of plaque build up associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.
Check out the link below of a small snippet of an NPR talk just to get you hyped:
Here’s also a beginner’s guide for glymphatics if you want some more to read before our talk 🙂
Questions? Contact Tiffany Cho at firstname.lastname@example.org.