Major advance in neuroimmunology: lymphatic vessels supplying brain’s dural sinuses are found


The brain has long been considered a “sanctuary site” from the immune system, influencing our understanding of autoimmune and neuroinflammatory conditions such as multiple sclerosis, encephalitis, neurosarcoidosis and even primary and secondary malignancies. A recent letter to Nature journal has found evidence of lymphatic vessels supplying the brain’s dural sinuses, a finding likely to make a big impression in the neuroimmunology field

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