Dr. Ann McKee: The First Time I Saw CTE, in Boxer Paul Pender

“I was blown away.”

Dr. Ann McKee recounts the first time she saw signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in a boxer Paul Pender, who was thought to have had Alzheimer’s disease.

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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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