A microscopic image of a zebrafish's lymphatic symptom not only won NIH researchers a photography award, it also demonstrated that mammals are not the only creatures with a lymphatic system associated with the central nervous system, says Daniel Castranova, one of the researchers on the award-winning team. The finding means zebrafish could be useful in the study of Alzheimer's disease and other diseases that involve the brain and lymphatic system.
Zebrafish discovery could aid Alzheimer's research
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