Media

New York Times: Seemingly Ordinary Football Game, Then a Player Dies

By Patrick John Curtis
October 21st, 2011 in Dr. Cantu.

NY Times: An Ordinary Football Game, Then a Player Dies

Dr. Ann McKee testifies before Congress

By Patrick John Curtis
October 21st, 2011 in Dr. McKee, Uncategorized.

LA Times: Experts skeptical of ‘anti-concussion’ sports equipment

Inside the Brain Lab

By Patrick John Curtis
October 6th, 2011 in Uncategorized.

CBC’s Peter Mansbridge visited the Boston University School of Medicine Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy as well as the VA CSTE Brain Bank, the largest in the world.  Click on the link below to watch this informative story on how our research is changing the understanding of repetitive brain trauma.

Inside the brain lab

View Video of the history of SLI-CSTE collaboration

By Patrick John Curtis
July 25th, 2011 in Uncategorized.

NFL Player Dave Duerson Suffered from Advanced CTE

By Patrick John Curtis
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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Small Players, Big Risks

By Patrick John Curtis
February 4th, 2011 in Uncategorized.

Micky Ward to donate brain to science

By ddanesh
December 17th, 2010 in CSTE in Print, CSTE on TV, Dr. Cantu, Uncategorized.

NECN, 12/16/10: featuring Dr. Bob Cantu and former boxing champ and brain donor Micky Ward, whose rise to fame was made into the critically acclaimed film, The Fighter, starring Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale.

“Irish” Micky Ward pledges brain to CSTE

By David O Riley
December 16th, 2010 in Uncategorized.

BU Today, 12/16/10: featuring CSTE co-directors and former boxing champ Micky Ward, whose rise to fame was made into the critically acclaimed film, The Fighter, starring Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale.

CSTE co-directors speak about risks of head injuries in athletics

By David O Riley
September 22nd, 2010 in Uncategorized.

Radio Times, 9/21/10: featuring Dr. Stern and Chris Nowinski of the CSTE

Football practice seen as a starting point to reduce head injuries

By ddanesh
September 19th, 2010 in Uncategorized.

New York Times, 9/16/2010: featuring Nowinski and Dr. Cantu of CSTE