Category: Dr. Michael Alosco
CBS News | Ron Egloff, who played tight end for the Broncos for seven years, said his playing career was “a blast, it was awesome,” but he is not taking any chances when it comes to possible aftereffects. For two days in October, Egloff traveled to Boston University and underwent rigorous testing on his brain […]
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 […]
The Oxford Handbook of Adult Cognitive Disorders is an up-to-date, scholarly, and comprehensive volume covering most diseases, conditions, and injuries resulting in impairments in cognitive function in adults. Topics covered include normal cognitive and brain aging, the impact of medical disorders and psychiatric illnesses on cognitive function, adult neurodevelopmental disorders, and various neurological conditions.
A BUSM study found that playing youth football is associated with an earlier onset of mood swings, changes in a person’s behavior and cognitive changes.
In this fascinating episode of ALL INCLUSIVE, Jay interviews Dr. Michael Alosco of the Boston University CTE Center. Together they will uncover the real and alarming facts surrounding this hotly debated topic.
Dr. Michael Alosco and Colleagues, have been awarded a grant by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. They will be using a special brain imaging scans called a fluid attenuated inversion recovery (FLAIR) and diffusion MRI to examine cerebral small vessel disease as a long-term consequence of repetitive head impacts that affect later-life […]
Starting before age 12 may hasten onset of emotional and cognitive problems