Researchers Unearth Secret Tunnels Between The Skull And The Brain
Source: National Institutes of Health
Summary: According to a new study of mice and humans, tiny tunnels run from skull bone marrow to the lining of the brain and may provide a direct route for immune cells responding to injuries caused by stroke and other brain disorders.
More Information: Fanny Herisson et al, “Direct vascular channels connect skull bone marrow and the brain surface enabling myeloid cell migration”, Nature Neuroscience (2018). DOI: 10.1038/s41593-018-0213-2