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Dr. Ann McKee is a leading neuropathologist and researcher into the human brain, and what happens to that brain after a servicemember is exposed to a blast. We talk about CTE, chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a neural degenerative disease that affects some TBI victims. If you remember our conversation with Joy Kieffer about her son SGT Kevin Ash (, Dr. McKee examined SGT Ash's brain after he passed. Dr. McKee mentions the Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium (CENC) and a website where veterans can donate their brains to science. You can get more information here:


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