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Anyway, of local interest, at least to us, is Dr. Ann McKee, the BU professor of neurology and pathology who’s done a lot of pioneering work around the issue of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
The autopsy was performed by Dr. Bennet Omalu, a forensic pathologist and co-founder of the Brain Injury Research Institute, who is credited with discovering chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in professional football players.
Steve Jordan, father of New Orleans Saints All-Pro defensive end Cameron Jordan, is participating in a new study aimed at detecting chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in the living, according to a report by AZ Central on Thursday (March 29).
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In 2016, an NFL official for the first time acknowledged there is a link between football head injuries and chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a devastating brain disease.
According to Acho, Kristen Dibble plans to donate her husband's brain to the chronic traumatic encephalopathy study being conducted in Boston.
This brain condition, called chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or C.T.E., is thought to be caused by blows to the head, including the kind of impacts that occur frequently during tackle football and other contact sports.
He was later found to have chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE, a degenerative brain disease that has been linked to repeated, often subconcussive, head trauma.
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chronic traumatic encephalopathy
medical Definition of chronic traumatic encephalopathy
- … it is only in the past decade that scientists have identified the problem in American football players. They have also been able to identify, on autopsy, pathological markers for the disease, now called chronic traumatic encephalopathy …
- —Jeffrey Bartholet, Scientific American, February 2012
- [Dr. Robert] Cantu said that symptoms of chronic traumatic encephalopathy include depression and erratic behavior, but he declined to speculate on any role the condition played in Benoit's final violent acts.
- —Alan Schwarz, The New York Times, 6 Sept. 2007
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