Boston University CTE expert cautions that the NFL’s 24% drop in concussions did NOT necessarily reduce the risk of the degenerative brain disease, calling the findings ‘irrelevant’ to the long-term effects of repetitive head injuries
Category: Dr. Lee Goldstein
NEW STUDY – led by BU CTE Center researcher, Dr. Lee Goldstein shows hits, not concussions, cause CTE.
BU Researchers have identified evidence of early Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) brain pathology after head impact—even in the absence of signs of concussion.
A new study from Western University, using tissue from the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank, identifies a common pathway between head trauma triggering CTE & ALS.
Reseachers, Dr. Ann McKee and Dr. Lee Goldstein discuss how a brain disease best known for impacting football players who suffered concussions is now being found in soldiers.