Study Finds Brain Damage in NFL Players
February 15, 2013
A brain-imaging study in which UCLA researchers found elevated levels of the Alzheimer's disease–related tau protein in the brains of retired football players who had suffered one or more concussions was highlighted on February 1stby CNN.com. Study authors include: Dr. Gary Small, Parlow-Solomon Professor on Aging, and director of the UCLA Longevity Center, and Jorge Barrio, professor of molecular and medical pharmacology. Dr. Gary Small was quoted in the coverage.