December 2015: The New York Times offers perspective on the National Institute of Health’s decision to directly fund a new Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy grant, on which Dr. Martha Shenton is a Principal Investigator, instead of using National Football League money.
December 2015: Dr. Martha Shenton speaks to Boston University’s WBUR-FM about the symptoms and risk of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy following the announcement of a large, multi-million dollar NIH grant that will study this disorder. This grant was initially expected to be funded by the National Football League.
December 2015: ESPN reporters tackle the controversy that a $30 million dollar donation from the National Football League will no longer be used to fund a new Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) grant. Dr. Martha Shenton is one of four Principal Investigators on this unprecedented multi-center NIH supported grant, which will… read more →
December 2015: Boston University Public Relations discusses the new grant awarded to four Principal Investigators, one of whom is Dr. Martha Shenton, that will fund a new seven- year, multi- center study focused on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy diagnosis and risk factor identification.
December 2015: A recent article by Alzforum provides an in depth look at a new Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) grant and the study it will fund. Dr. Martha Shenton is one of four Principal Investigators on this new grant, which was awarded to help find potential clinical diagnostic biomarkers for… read more →
December 2015: Dr. Martha Shenton is one of four Principal Investigators who have been awarded a $16 million grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NIH/NINDS) to develop methods for diagnosing Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy during life.
September 2015: A paper authored by Rael T. Lange, William J. Panenka, Jason R. Shewchuk, Manraj K. S. Heran, Jeffery R Brubacher, Sylvain Bouix, Ryan Eckbo, Martha E. Shenton, and Grant L. Iverson has won the Nelson Butters Award for Research Contributions to Clinical Neuropsychology for 2014. This award is annually… read more →
September 2015: Drs. Pasternak and Shenton contributed to research that led to a junior scientist awarded medal, the “Johann Peter Süßmilch-Medal 2015,” to Dr. Klaus Herman Maier-Hein by the German Society of Medical Informatics, Biometry, and Epidemiology (GMDS). This award is the highest award given by the GMDS. Dr. Klaus Herman Maier-Hein was lead author… read more →
August 2015: The Medical Xpress released an article reviewing research recently published in The Journal of Neurotrauma by Dr. Julie Stamm, members of the PNL, and collaborators. The article describes how former NFL players who started playing football before the age of 12 had a higher risk for developing alterations… read more →
August 2015: Dr. Alex Lin’s project on integrating MR Spectroscopy into clinical management for brain tumors was awarded $10,000 seed funding and continued project management support from BWH’s Department of Radiology and the Brigham Innovation Hub (iHub). Read more here.