Tag Archives: Boston University CTE Center and Brain Bank

22Mar/16
Bennet Omalu, M.D., and actor Will Smith attend a special screening of "Concussion"

NFL acknowledges link between football and brain disease

The NFL’s health and safety officer acknowledged on March 14 that there is a link between football and the devastating brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy, also known as CTE.
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05Mar/16
U.S. women's soccer star Brandi Chastain

Soccer star Chastain pledges to donate her brain to researchers for study of concussions

Retired U.S. women’s soccer star Brandi Chastain pledges to donate her brain posthumously to researchers for the study of concussions.

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19Sep/15

Study finds 96 percent of former NFL players had brain disease

USA (Next Media) – A study by the Department of Veterans Affairs and Boston University found that 87 out of 91 former NFL players tested suffered from a brain disease called chronic traumatic encephalopathy.
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