May 18, 2022

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Episode 8B: Reviewing Phillip Adams’ CTE Diagnosis | Dr. Kevin Bickart

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In this episode of the UCLA BrainSPORT Podcast, Dr. Kevin Bickart, UCLA BrainSPORT Sports Neurologist and Neurobehavioral specialist, and Adel, UCLA BrainSPORT Sports Neurologist, review an article discussing Phillip Adams’ Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) diagnosis, and go deeper on all things CTE. Topics discussed include, who develops aggressive behaviors with CTE, the association between age of first football exposure and the development of CTE, and the availability of resources for retired athletes with CTE like symptoms.

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