News Archives

  • Contact Sports Associated with Lewy Body Disease

    August 7th, 2018

    Athletes who play contact sports associated with repetitive head impacts, such as football and ice hockey, may be at increased risk for Lewy body disease, which can cause Parkinson’s.

  • BU Today

    August 3rd, 2018

    Contact Sports Associated with Lewy Body Disease — references study co-authored by Yorghos Tripodis, research associate professor of biostatistics; doctoral student Alice Chua; and Rhod Au, professor of epidemiology

  • San Antonio Express-News

    June 4th, 2018

    As First CTE Trial Begins, Former Players Finally Get a Voice — mentions study co-authored by Yorghos Tripodis, assistant professor of biostatistics

  • Pacific Standard

    May 9th, 2018

    When Does Youth Football Go from National Pastime to Public-Health Problem? — mentions study co-authored by Yorghos Tripodis, assistant professor of biostatistics

  • FOX Carolina

    May 9th, 2018

    New Study Raises Questions Over When Kids Should Start Tackle Football — mentions study co-authored by Yorghos Tripodis, assistant professor of biostatistics

  • New York Times

    May 9th, 2018

    The Tragic Diagnosis They Already Knew: Their Brother Died with C.T.E. — mentions study co-authored by Yorghos Tripodis, assistant professor of biostatistics

  • Futurity

    May 9th, 2018

    Starting Tackle Football Early Sets Kids Up for Brain Problems — mentions study co-authored by Yorghos Tripodis, assistant professor of biostatistics

  • Chicago Tribune

    May 9th, 2018

    Naperville Park District Latest to Add Flag Football as Parents’ Fear of Concussions Grows — mentions study co-authored by Yorghos Tripodis, assistant professor of biostatistics

  • TSN

    May 9th, 2018

    Former NHLer Parker Had CTE When He Died — mentions study co-authored by Yorghos Tripodis, assistant professor of biostatistics

  • Leader-Telegram

    May 9th, 2018

    Out of the Dark: Late NHL Player with Chippewa Falls Ties Posthumously Diagnosed with CTE — mentions study co-authored by Yorghos Tripodis, assistant professor of biostatistics