Boston University’s Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) Center conducts high-impact, innovative research on chronic traumatic encephalopathy and other long-term consequences of repetitive brain trauma in athletes, military personnel, first responders, victims of physical violence, and others affected by head trauma. The mission of the CTE Center is to conduct state-of-the-art research on CTE, including its neuropathology and pathogenesis, clinical presentation, genetics and other risk factors, biomarkers, methods of detection during life, and methods of prevention and treatment.
Serious Brain Trauma Starts Well Before Young Athletes Go Pro
WIRED | Evan Hansen was born to play football. A strong, rambunctious kid, he started playing sports year-round as early Read more
They Played Football as Children. Now Their Families Mourn
Rolling Stone | Since DuQuan Myers died six years ago, he’s come back in ways that are mysterious and magical Read more
Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa not worried about CTE, concussions in return
USA Today | Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa said he briefly considered retiring from football over the concussions he suffered Read more