Category: Dr. Michael Alosco

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 […]

The Oxford Handbook of Adult Cognitive Disorders

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.

Filling knowledge gaps in exposure science, neuroimaging, and neuropathology

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 […]