Dr. Ann McKee: From Dementia Pugilistica to Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Punch drunk, dementia pugilistica, post-traumatic encephalopathy, or chronic traumatic encephalopathy — same criteria of diagnosis, the same patterns of change seen in the brain. Dr. Ann McKee explains.

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Posted on BrainLine January 11, 2019.

This video was produced by BrainLine thanks to generous support from the Infinite Hero Foundation.

About the author: Ann McKee, MD

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.

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