Category: Dr. McKee

CTE Could Become A Problem For Soccer, Study Finds

CBS Las Vegas Ann McKee, School of Medicine Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, more commonly referred to as CTE, is a disastrous brain disease that is currently plaguing the National Football League, but a study shows that soccer is not impervious to CTE… Expert quote: “I think it points out again that this is an equal-opportunity disease,” said Dr. Ann […]

Leading CTE Expert Speaks Out

Huffington Post Ann McKee, School of Medicine Ann McKee, M.D., is a neuropathologist who specializes in neurodegenerative disease, including chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), at Boston University School of Medicine…. Expert quote: “Well, I started out as a neurologist.” View full article

Top CTE researcher Ann McKee: Too painful to watch football

USA Today Ann McKee, School of Medicine Theories behind the NFL’s ratings decline don’t usually include teary-eyed explanations… Expert quote: “I won’t,” McKee, the director of the Boston University‘s CTE Center, explained on Facebook Live. “I didn’t watch any football this year. I just can’t do it anymore.” View full article