Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy in the Military

Dr. Jack Tsao talks about research on military-related CTE and what questions are being asked — from who is most susceptible to can it develop from blast injuries rather than direct hits to the head.

Posted on BrainLine February 4, 2014.

About the author: Jack Tsao, MD

Jack Tsao, MD, DPhil, CAPT, MC, USN is a United States Navy neurologist and the director of Traumatic Brain Injury Programs for the US Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, professor of Neurology at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and fellow of the American Academy of Neurology.

Jack Tsao

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Hi i was on navy ships running up and down vietnam and on other training . And compulsory football from age 16 yrs old navy and football . And hit hatchway and had stitches among other . Also naval diver and fire fighter . The DVA idiots will not accept A Medical surgeons oppinion that i have Chronic brain Ischemia or other problem . But dizzy and forms of PTSD . Any info or help please