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Description & Objectives S10

SESSION TITLE

Subconcussions, Concussions, CTE & Tauopathy: New Ideas and Unanswered Questions Repetitive TBI

DESCRIPTION

Dr DeKosky was a part of the investigation describing a a link between CTE and American style football. In this overview, he will describe the pathology of CTE, its early description in boxers, and subsequent studies in other contact sports. he will review our present knowledge and next steps in attempts to understand the link between pathology and phenotype

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

At the conclusion of this session, attendees will be able to:

  1. Describe the history of CTE in contact sport including American Style football
  2. Define the pathology and proposed phenotypes
  3. List the strategies presently underway to be define the linkage between pathology and phenotype