Sports Legacy Institute Newsletter
BU CSTE publishes groundbreaking paper in Brain


Dr. Ann McKee et al report findings on the first 85 brains donated to the VA CSTE Brain Bank, of which 68 were positive for CTE. It is the largest clinicopathological case series ever published. A new 4 stage classification system is unveiled. Read the press release, media coverage, & the full journal article here.

2012 Impact Awards a success 


250 guests helped the 5th Annual Impact Awards raise over $260,000 for education and research. Congratulations to Impact Award winner The Ivy League & this year's Inaugural Legacy Award winners Sylvia Mackey & Eleanor Perfetto. Thank you to all of our supporters & attendees. Click here to view photos from the event.

SLI hosts hosts Hit Count Symposium 
Over 30 concussion experts, sports governing bodies, & technology company representatives gathered at donated space at Trinity Partners to advance the SLI Hit Count Initiative. Click here to learn more about the symposium & here to learn more about the HitCount™ Initiative.
Head Games film & new book now available
Head Games is now available on DVD & author Chris Nowinski has published a new version of Head Games, with 70% new content & new advice for parents, coaches, & athletes. Both are available for purchase in the SLI bookstore & make for a great holiday gift. Click here to shop now.
SLI in the news 


-NFL Network's Andrea Kremer discusses youth football with Dr. Cantu. Must see piece. Watch here.


-NBC Bay Area features California Concussion Coalition Co-Chair Dr. Eric Freitag's efforts to treat concussions in young athletes. Watch here.


-New annual BU/Cleveland Clinic CTE conference brings together world's top experts. Read more here.

Job Opportunity at the BU ADC & CSTE 
The BU ADC & CSTE are looking to fill an Executive Assistant position. Learn more about how to apply here.
NIH TBI study seeks participants 
The NIH seeks volunteers for long-term TBI study examining changes in brain scans & cognition over 5 years after head injury. Click here to learn more about how to participate. 
Volume 2, Issue 7         December 3, 2012
Featured Legacy Donor

 John Mackey

9/24/41 - 7/6/11
Click here to learn more. 


January 2, 2013

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