Dr. McKee Recieves the Henry Wisniewski Lifetime Achievement Award in Alzheimer’s Research at AAIC
Congratulations to Dr. Ann McKee who was just announced as the recipient of the Henry Wisniewski Lifetime Achievement Award in Alzheimer’s Research at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Chicago! Dr. McKee, is director of Neuropathology for VA Boston Healthcare System and Professor of Neurology and Pathology at Boston University School of Medicine. McKee is also director of the Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center and Associate Director of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center. She was the first scientist to report a link between motor neuron disease and CTE. Dr. McKee created the “McKee criteria” by defining the criteria on the changes in the brain for the diagnosis of CTE and establishing the novel staging system for the condition.