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POSTPONED: Ann McKee, MD: Grey Matter Speaks—What Our Brains Tell Us About Sports-Related Head Trauma

Ann McKee, MD is a neurologist & neuropathologist and listed as one of Time Magazine's most influential people in 2018. Her career focuses on Alzheimer's disease and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), with groundbreaking work on the effects of repetitive head impacts and concussions in sports.

POSTPONED: Ann McKee, MD: Grey Matter Speaks—What Our Brains Tell Us About Sports-Related Head Trauma
POSTPONED: Ann McKee, MD: Grey Matter Speaks—What Our Brains Tell Us About Sports-Related Head Trauma

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Postponed: stay tuned for a new date

Meetinghouse Arts, 40 Main St, Freeport, ME 04032, USA

About the Event

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Ann McKee, MD, is a neurologist and neuropathologist who focuses on Alzheimer’s disease and the consequences of repetitive traumatic brain injury, including chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Dr. McKee is the chief neuropathologist at the VA Boston, and Director of the Boston University Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and the Boston University CTE Center Her groundbreaking work on the long-term effects of repetitive head impacts, concussion and blast injury in contact sports athletes and military veterans revolutionized scientific thought regarding head trauma. Through the BU Alzheimer's Disease Research Center and CTE Center, she created the UNITE brain bank, the world’s largest repository of brains from individuals exposed to traumatic brain injuries. In 2018 she was listed as one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential people.

Dr. McKee will guide us to a better understanding of the shifting paradigm in our understanding of sports-related head trauma.

Lead Sponsor for this event is Legacy Properties, Sotheby’s International Realty

Net proceeds from this event to benefit the Carol Southall Youth Camp Scholarships at Freeport Community Services.

Enjoy pre-lecture music by Shaina Graff and her ensemble, Shaina's Strings, for 30 minutes before each performance.

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