Questions swirl around CTE brain disease and research

July 10, 2018

Research, Q&A, Precision Medicine, FTD Disorders, ADRC News

An autopsy of quarterback Tyler Hilinski's brain revealed the presence of stage 1 chronic traumatic encephalopathy, called CTE, raising questions about the effects of chronic head trauma. On King5 News, Dr. Dirk Keene joined Former Seahawks linebacker Michael Jackson in a conversation about CTE and research towards finding biomarkers for early detection in living people.

 

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