Map Charts Information Flow Among Neurons in Movement Center of Brain

Map Charts Information Flow Among Neurons in Movement Center of Brain

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Map Charts Information Flow Among Neurons in Movement Center of Brain

A neural map of the brain region central to Parkinson’s disease opens the possibility of new ways to treat this disorder and others that stem from damage to the nerve cells found there. The map, detailed in a recent study, might enable researchers to understand how specific nerve damage leads to disease symptoms by tracking the flow of information between different brain structures. The study, “Specific populations of basal ganglia output neurons target distinct brain…

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