Category: Sports Related Injuries

The evolving field of traumatic brain injury: from ‘punch drunk’ to CTE

December 11th, 2013 in Dr. Stern, Sports Related Injuries

Listen to a new podcast on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) featuring Drs. Robert Stern and Thor Stein from our BU CSTE and ADC, as well as Dr. Alex Lin from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Dr. Charlie Bernick from the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.  This podcast is from Biome, a new feature from BioMed Central.  It stems from a new Special Series on CTE edited by Dr. Stern, in the high impact journal, Alzheimer Research and Therapy.

http://www.biomedcentral.com/biome/the-evolving-field-of-traumatic-brain-injury-from-punch-drunk-to-cte/

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)

Dead athletes’ brains show damage from concussions

January 27th, 2009 in Chris Nowinski, CSTE on TV, Dr. McKee, Sports Related Injuries

CNN.com, 1/27/09: “Dead athletes’ brains show damage from concussions”
featuring Dr. McKee and Chris Nowinski (print and video)

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Elite Athletes

January 5th, 2009 in Dr. McKee, Sports Related Injuries

ReachMD, 1/5/09:
“Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in Elite Athletes” featuring Dr. McKee (audio, requires registration)

12 Athletes Leaving Brains to Concussion Study

September 23rd, 2008 in CSTE in Print, Sports Related Injuries

New York Times, 9/23/08: “12 Athletes Leaving Brains to Concussion Study,” announcing the CSTE