Tau protein shows up in the brain in other neurodegenerative diseases, but only in this unique, tangled pattern in CTE.
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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.