Category: Dr. Ann McKee

Review Article Strengthens Evidence that Repetitive Head Impacts Can Cause CTE

Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine | During the past 17 years, there has been a remarkable increase in scientific research concerning chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) with researchers at the BU CTE Center at the forefront. While some sports organizations like the National Hockey League and World Rugby still claim their sports do […]

Researchers Found CTE in Nearly 92% of Former NFL Players

WCBS 880 Extras | It is, of course, Super Bowl week. With that in mind…researchers at Boston University say they’ve found the degenerative brain condition known as CTE in nearly 92% of former NFL players they have studied so far. It’s part of their on-going research.  Dr. Ann McKee is Director of the Boston University […]