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Viewpoint: Protecting NFL players’ brains demands ‘unbiased researchers with good intentions’

As a spectator, it’s easy to forget the long term consequences of 300 pound humans crashing into each other at over 20 ...
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Gene therapy offers hope for untreatable CTE brain disorder

[Researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College] published a new study (“Anti-Phospho-Tau Gene Therapy for Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy”) in Human Gene Therapy that ...
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‘On the precipice of memory loss’: Pursuing better diagnostic tools for patients with CTE and other neurodegenerative disorders

New imaging analyses hint at progressive brain disorders like CTE, offering people with memory issues difficult — but transformative — ...
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Chronic brain injury CTE is only confirmed after death. How do we diagnose the living?

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy is found among people who've had head injuries. Though not everyone with head trauma develops CTE, the group ...
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Concussion risk: How much weight should genetics carry

As we attempt to establish risk factors for concussions and similar traumas, how much weight should we give genetics? ...