Author: Christina DiTerlizzi
Jeff Parker, who played in the N.H.L. from 1986 to 1991 and died last year at age 53, will be seen as another link between hockey head hits and C.T.E.; the league has denied that such a link exists.
Starting before age 12 may hasten onset of emotional and cognitive problems
Congratulations, Dr. Ann McKee – Named to TIME 100, TIME’S annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world!
BU Researchers have identified evidence of early Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) brain pathology after head impact—even in the absence of signs of concussion.
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.
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.
The concussion researcher: Football may never be the same after the VA Boston scientist’s research on head injuries. Click Here for Full Article
What made the brain extraordinary, for the purpose of science, was not just the extent of the damage, but its singular cause.
Boston University researchers have moved closer to identifying a way to diagnose chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, in the living
Based on characteristic neuropathological findings, Dr. McKee concluded that Mr. Hernandez had chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), Stage 3 out of 4, (Stage 4 being the most severe).