Professor Darek Gorecki talks to Alan Cosh about the human brain. He was born in Warsaw, Poland where he read medicine and obtained his PhD. His key research interest is pathogenesis of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. He started research in this area as a post-doctoral fellow in the Molecular Neurobiology Unit, University of Cambridge under Professor Eric A Barnard, FRS. He will talk to the U3A members in Petersfield about the brain function called Brain Plumbing.