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.
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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.
The concussion researcher: Football may never be the same after the VA Boston scientist’s research on head injuries. Click Here for Full Article
What made the brain extraordinary, for the purpose of science, was not just the extent of the damage, but its singular cause.
Boston University researchers have moved closer to identifying a way to diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, in the living
Based on characteristic neuropathological findings, Dr. McKee concluded that Mr. Hernandez had chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), Stage 3 out of 4, (Stage 4 being the most severe).
Dr. Ann McKee, a neuropathologist, and her team have examined the brains of 202 deceased football players.
New York Times quoting Dr. Ann McKee,“In the last years of his life, the longtime football coach for dominating college teams wrestled with impaired speech, forgetfulness, lapses in concentration…” Expert quote: “It is likely that he had C.T.E. originally and that it may have contributed to the early onset of Parkinson’s.” View Full Article
Daily Mail Ann McKee, School of Medicine Two years ago, FA chairman Greg Dyke apologised to Jeff Astle’s family after The Mail on Sunday exposed the football authorities’ failure to deliver life-saving research into a possible link between head injuries and dementia… Expert quote: “‘There is an obfuscation of the facts,’ said Boston University Professor […]
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 […]