Cell Atlas of Motor Cortex, Brain Region That Controls Movement, Created

Cell Atlas of Motor Cortex, Brain Region That Controls Movement, Created

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Cell Atlas of Motor Cortex, Brain Region That Controls Movement, Created

A detailed atlas of the various types of cells that populate the motor cortex, the brain region that controls voluntary movement and is damaged in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), was created by a worldwide consortium of researchers. The long-term goal of the group, which involves hundreds of scientists, is to create a cell atlas of the entire brain to better understand diseases affecting it and to develop more effective treatments. Their motor cortex…

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