Category: Chris Nowinski

Ban tackle football for players under 14

Boston Globe (subscription required) Robert Cantu, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy Chris Nowinski, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy What will it take? Last week was an especially grim one for football: On December 1, the Kansas City Chiefs’ Jovan Belcher murdered his girlfriend then shot […]

Study Bolsters Link Between Routine Hits and Brain Disease

New York Times Robert Cantu, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy Ann McKee, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy Chris Nowinski, School of Medicine, Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy The growing evidence of a link between head trauma and long-term, degenerative brain disease was amplified […]