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The Autopsy that Changed American Sports: Dr. Bennett Omalu and the Story of CTE

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The Autopsy that Changed American Sports: Dr. Bennett Omalu and the Story of CTE

Dr. Bennett Omalu shares the story of how he discovered evidence of CTE from autopsies of American football players.
  • Overview

    Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a degenerative brain disease found in athletes, military veterans, and others who experience repetitive brain trauma. Pathologist Dr. Bennett Omalu coined the term "CTE" and published the first evidence for this condition after autopsying American football players.

    Host Dr. Shira Johnson welcomes Dr. Omalu to share the story of his discovery and the medical, athletic, and public responses that followed.

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