Entorhinal Cortex From 3 Views (image) University College London Share Print E-Mail Caption Brain image showing the entorhinal cortex in red, from the side, back and top respectively. The entorhinal cortex is important for memory and navigation and is one of the first regions affected by Alzheimer's disease. Credit Professor Neil Burgess, UCL Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.