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.
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.
Study Suggests Link between Youth Football and Later-Life Emotional, Behavioral and Cognitive Impairments
A new study has found an association between participation in youth tackle football before age 12 and impaired mood and behavior later in life.
Findings From Very First NINDS/NIBIB Consensus Hosted at Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center
Dr. Ann McKee, Neuropathology Core Director and Associate Director of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center/ CTE Program along with colleagues published a paper introducing evidence from their first NINDS/NIBIB consensus meeting that defined neuropathological criteria for the diagnosis of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Click here for full publication