BU CTE Center at forefront of chronic traumatic encephalopathy research

The Daily Free Press | Researchers at Boston University have been at the forefront of the study of a degenerative brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE.

The disease, which is similar to other degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, has become commonly associated with contact sports like football and ice hockey. Michael Alosco, the lead investigator for the CTE Center at BU, said the disease develops most often from years of minor hits to the head. Read more.

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