Canadian Concussion Centre Releases Ewen Brain Autopsy Results

Previous Article Next Article Add to Favorites Contact Information <!– –>Available for logged-in reporters only<!– –> Newswise — TORONTO – The Krembil Neuroscience Centre’s Canadian Concussion Centre (CCC) announces that the analysis of the brain of former NHL player Todd Ewen did not show signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) – a neurodegenerative brain disorder that has been linked to multiple concussions.”These results indicate that in some athletes, multiple concussions do not lead to the development of CTE,” said Dr. Lili-Naz Hazrati, a neuropathologist with the CCC research team who conducted the autopsy. “Our findings continue to show that concussions can affect the brain in different ways. This underlines the need to not only continue this research, but also be cautious about drawing any definitive conclusions about CTE until we…


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