Tag: Concussion Legacy Foundation

UNITE Brain Bank publishes largest CTE case series ever in youth, high school and college athletes who died young

Concussion Legacy Foundation | This week, I coauthored the largest study ever of CTE in youth, high school and college athletes who died before the age of 30, published here in JAMA Neurology. Led by the brilliant Dr. Ann McKee and the scientists of the Boston University CTE Center and UNITE Brain Bank, and made possible […]

First four former North American Soccer League (NASL) players diagnosed with stage 4 CTE

Concussion Legacy Foundation | The families of four former North American Soccer League (NASL) players are announcing today that Boston University CTE Center researchers diagnosed their loved ones with stage 4 (of 4) chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). The families of Jimmy Conway, Jim Fryatt, Jimmy Gabriel, and Franny Pantuosco are releasing the findings of their […]