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Aaron Hernandez Had Most Severe CTE Ever Found For Someone His Age, Researchers Say

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez had the most severe case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy ever discovered in someone his age, researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine disclosed at a conference Thursday. Dr. Ann McKee, the director of the school’s CTE center, said the 27-year-old’s brain was “clearly at the severe end […]

Aaron Hernandez Had Most Severe CTE Ever Found For Someone His Age, Researchers Say

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez had the most severe case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy ever discovered in someone his age, researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine disclosed at a conference Thursday. Dr. Ann McKee, the director of the school’s CTE center, said the 27-year-old’s brain was “clearly at the severe end […]

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99 Percent Of Studied NFL Brains Diagnosed With CTE, Researchers Say

A new study out of Boston diagnosed a startlingly high percentage of deceased NFL players with chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), and the numbers don’t get much better when you move on down to college players. Researchers from VA Boston Healthcare System (VABHS) and Boston University School of Medicine looked at the brains of 202 deceased American […]