Boston University researchers have moved closer to identifying a way to diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, in the living
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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 […]
On May 3, 2012, Junior Seau, a star linebacker with the San Diego Chargers for 20 seasons, shot himself in the chest and died… Expert Quote: “I really do believe that if these individuals could see what was happening to them at the end of their lives, and see how it’s destroying their family, they […]
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
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
WATCH: Researchers from the VA-BU-CLF Brain Bank announced November 3rd, 2016 that former New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles player Kevin Turner, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2010 and died at age 46 earlier this year, had CTE. This video from the Boston University School of Medicine shows clips from Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease […]