Category: SLI on TV

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

By: BUniverse (462) in facultystaff

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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Sports Legacy Institute & CSTE on TSN

January 25th, 2009 in CSTE on TV, Dr. McKee, Pat LaFontaine, SLI on TV, Ted Johnson

TSN Sports Network Canada, 1/25/09:
“Sports Legacy Institute & CSTE on TSN”
featuring Chris Nowinski, Dr. McKee, and athlete advisors
Ted Johnson and Pat LaFontaine*