Jeff Iliff: How Does Our Brain Get Rid Of Toxins? Neuroscientist Jeff Iliff talks about his research, which explores how the brain naturally flushes out toxins during sleep.
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How Does Our Brain Get Rid Of Toxins?

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How Does Our Brain Get Rid Of Toxins?

How Does Our Brain Get Rid Of Toxins?

How Does Our Brain Get Rid Of Toxins?

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Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode Toxic

About Jeff Iliff's TED Talk

Neuroscientist Jeff Iliff talks about his research, which explores how the brain naturally flushes out toxins during sleep.

About Jeff Iliff

Neuroscientist Jeff Iliff is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University. Iliff was a part of a University of Rochester Medical Center team that discovered a brain cleansing system, which they dubbed the "glymphatic system."