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 and military personnel. 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.
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NEW STUDY – led by BU CTE Center researcher, Dr. Lee Goldstein shows hits, not concussions, cause CTE.
BU Researchers have identified evidence of early Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) brain pathology after head impact—even in the absence of signs of concussion. Read More
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. Read More
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. Read More