A role for the meninges in brain development

The meninges are the membranes that cover and protect our central nervous system (our brains and spinal cords). In this 10 minute interview with Dr. Sam Pleasure from UCSF, we learn about how these non-neural layers that cover the brain actually contribute to the brain’s development. He also describes the role of two brain regions that his work focuses on: the hippocampus and the neocortex.

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