Boston University’s Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center conducts high-impact, innovative research on chronic traumatic encephalopathy and other long-term consequences of repetitive brain trauma in athletes and military personnel. The mission of the CTE Center is to conduct state-of-the-art research on CTE, including its neuropathology and pathogenesis, clinical presentation, genetics and other risk factors, biomarkers, methods of detection during life, and methods of prevention and treatment.
Should Massachusetts Ban Youth Tackle Football?
A proposed bill on Beacon Hill would ban youth tackle football for children in grades seven and under, with a Read more
How is youth tackle football like smoking?
How is youth tackle football like smoking? The longer you play, the greater the risk. Over time, a child’s risk Read more
CTE risk, severity increases with years playing football, study shows
“We have sufficient data now to say that we are very confident that this relationship that we are finding is Read more