Category: Dr. McKee

Dr. Ann McKee testifies before Congress

October 21st, 2011 in Dr. McKee, Uncategorized

LA Times: Experts skeptical of ‘anti-concussion’ sports equipment

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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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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CBS 60 Minutes-A Blow to the Brain

October 11th, 2009 in CSTE on TV, Dr. Cantu, Dr. McKee

CBS 60 Minutes, 10/11/09:
“A Blow to the Brain” featuring Dr. Ann McKee and Dr. Robert Cantu of the CSTE (video)

NFL: Dodging the Concussion Discussion

August 26th, 2009 in Dr. McKee, NFL

NPR, 8/26/09:
“NFL: Dodging the Concussion Discussion?” featuring Dr. Ann McKee of Boston University School of Medicine (print and audio)

Sports Injuries May Cause Lasting Brain Damage

January 30th, 2009 in Dr. McKee, NPR - Audio Clips, Sports Related Injuries

NPR All Things Considered, 1/30/09:
“Sports Injuries May Cause Lasting Brain Damage” featuring Dr. McKee (print and audio)

Young athletes and concussions

January 29th, 2009 in CSTE on TV, Dr. McKee, Sports Related Injuries

CNN.com American Morning, 1/29/09:
“Young athletes and concussions” featuring Dr. McKee (video)