Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, 1st Edition

Proceedings of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center Conference
Authors :
Andrew E. Budson & Ann C Mckee & Robert C. Cantu & Robert A. Stern
Date of Publication: 09/2017

Get a thorough, expert overview of the many key facets of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) with this concise, practical resource by Drs. Andrew E. Budson, Ann C. McKee, Robert C. Cantu, and Robert A. Stern. This easy-to-read reference is bas......view more

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Get a thorough, expert overview of the many key facets of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) with this concise, practical resource by Drs. Andrew E. Budson, Ann C. McKee, Robert C. Cantu, and Robert A. Stern. This easy-to-read reference is based on lectures from Boston University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Center’s November 2016 two-day conference on CTE.


New to this edition
  • Features a wealth of information on CTE, ideal for neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychologists and other practitioners who see patients with concussions or a history of brain trauma.
  • Helps health care providers understand how common concussions and CTE have become in adults of all ages, and how serious are the long-term consequences are if not managed properly.
  • Discusses the history, pathology, and genetics of CTE as well as the new criteria, differential diagnosis, and treatment of CTE.
  • Consolidates today’s available information and guidance in this timely area into one convenient resource.

Author Information
By Andrew E. Budson, MD, Chief, Cognitive & Behavioral Neurology and Associate Chief of Staff for Education, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Newton, MA Newton U.S.A ; Ann C Mckee, MD; Robert C. Cantu, MA, MD, FACS, FACSM, Chief, Neurosurgery Service, Director, Service of Sports Medicine, Emerson Hospital, Concord, MA, Medical Director, National Center for Catastrophic, Sports Injury Research, Chapel Hill, NC and Robert A. Stern, PhD, Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anatomy & Neurobiology; Clinical Core Director, BU Alzheimer’s Disease; Director of Clinical Research, BU CTE Center; Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA