Category: CSTE in Print

The Chronicles of Higher Education: A Brain Gone Bad

July 16th, 2013 in CSTE in Print

The Chronicles of Higher Education: Researchers clear the fog of chronic head trauma

NFL Player Dave Duerson Suffered from Advanced CTE

May 3rd, 2011 in Chris Nowinski, CSTE in Print, Dr. Cantu, Dr. McKee, Dr. Stern, Keith Primeau, NFL, SLI on TV

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Researchers at the Boston Unviersity Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy (BU CSTE), revealed today that Dave Duerson, a former NFL player who committed suicide in February at age 50, was suffering from moderately advanced case of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), a neurodegenerative disease linked to repeated brain trauma. Duerson played safety in the NFL for 11 seasons, for the Chicago Bears, NY Giants, and Phoenix Cardinals. He was named to four Pro Bowls and won two Super Bowls, with the Bears in 1986 and the Giants in 1991.


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Micky Ward to donate brain to science

December 17th, 2010 in CSTE in Print, CSTE on TV, Dr. Cantu, Uncategorized

NECN, 12/16/10: featuring Dr. Bob Cantu and former boxing champ and brain donor Micky Ward, whose rise to fame was made into the critically acclaimed film, The Fighter, starring Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale.

Rethinking Football

September 1st, 2010 in CSTE in Print

Rethinking Football Bostonia Fall 2010

N.F.L. Donates $1 Million for Brain Studies

April 20th, 2010 in CSTE in Print, Dr. Cantu

New York Times, 4/20/10:  No strings attached donation of $1 million to the CSTE, article featuring Dr. Cantu of the CSTE

In N.F.L. Fight, Women Lead the Way

April 12th, 2010 in CSTE in Print, Dr. McKee

New York Times, 4/10/10:  “In N.F.L. Fight, Women Lead the Way” featuring Dr. Ann McKee, Co-Director of the CSTE, and Dr. Eleanor Perfetto, Board Member of SLI

Click here to view the Related Slide Show: “Redirecting the Discussion of Brain Trauma,” featuring Dr. Ann McKee, Co-Director of the CSTE, and Dr. Eleanor Perfetto, Board Member of SLI

Concussions and Repercussions

November 5th, 2009 in CSTE in Print, Dr. McKee

The Minnesota Daily, 11/5/09:
“Concussions and Repercussions” featuring Dr. Ann McKee of the CSTE

Concussion Trauma Risk Seen in Amateur Athlete

October 21st, 2009 in Chris Nowinski, CSTE in Print, Dr. McKee

New York Times, 10/21/09:
“Concussion Trauma Risk Seen in Amateur Athlete” featuring Dr. Ann McKee and Chris Nowinski of the CSTE

Offensive Play: How different are dogfighting and football?

October 19th, 2009 in Chris Nowinski, CSTE in Print, Dr. McKee

The New Yorker, 10/19/09:
“Offensive Play: How different are dogfighting and football?” featuring Dr. McKee and Chris Nowinski of the CSTE

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Three Active NFL Pro Bowl Players to Donate Brains to CSTE

September 14th, 2009 in CSTE in Print, NFL

US News and World Report, 9/14/09:
“Three Active NFL Pro Bowl Players to Donate Brains to CSTE”