In a statement from the center’s director, Dr. Ann McKee, Nobis brain “showed severe loss of neurons and large CTE lesions throughout the cerebral cortex.”
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Dr. Ann McKee, the director of Boston University’s CTE center, said Monday that Nobis had the most severe form of the disease, showing a “severe loss of neurons and large CTE lesions throughout the cerebral cortex.”
A BUSM study found that playing youth football is associated with an earlier onset of mood swings, changes in a person’s behavior and cognitive changes.
The Ruderman Family Foundation – A fascinating topic – Can Playing Youth Football Lead to a Disability?
In this fascinating episode of ALL INCLUSIVE, Jay interviews Dr. Michael Alosco of the Boston University CTE Center. Together they will uncover the real and alarming facts surrounding this hotly debated topic.
After 10 years of studying brains donated by families of deceased military service people, football players, and other contact-sport athletes, researchers from the BU School of Medicine and the VA Boston Healthcare System have amassed more than 600 brains, a collection they say has grown large enough to enable meaningful analysis of the genetics related […]
Congratulations Dr. Ann McKee, Director of the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank for being elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
NAM is made up of more than 2,000 international members elected by their peers, for outstanding achievements in medicine.
The goal of this study is to identify novel biomarkers to distinguish CTE, PART, AGD, ARTAG, and AD.
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 […]
Dr. Michael Alosco and Colleagues, have been awarded a grant by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. They will be using a special brain imaging scans called a fluid attenuated inversion recovery (FLAIR) and diffusion MRI to examine cerebral small vessel disease as a long-term consequence of repetitive head impacts that affect later-life […]
Former NHL player Jeff Parker has been diagnosed with Stage 3 (of 4) Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) by researchers at the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank
Jeff Parker, who played in the N.H.L. from 1986 to 1991 and died last year at age 53, will be seen as another link between hockey head hits and C.T.E.; the league has denied that such a link exists.