Genes, sleep, an active mind, and when a person starts playing football may all play a factor in the development of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Dr. Ann McKee explains what researchers have learned, and what's on the horizon.
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Ann McKee, MD is the chief neuropathologist for the Framingham Heart Study and the Boston University-based Centenarian Study. She is also the chief neuropathologist for the Boston-based Veterans Administration Medical Centers and for the Sports Legacy Institute.