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    Bennet Omalu

    Neuropathologist, Professor & Author

    Bennet Omalu, M.D., is a neuropathologist, professor and author who revolutionized sports medicine and the study of brain trauma with his discovery and identification of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in professional athletes and others. Omalu’s life and work were chronicled in the book and film Concussion, and he is the author of the recently released book Truth Doesn’t Have a Side: My Alarming Discovery About the Danger of Contact Sports.

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    Saturday, Oct 21 2017

    10 AM

    How can football evolve to better protect the athletes out on the field? As retired football players begin a battle with chronic traumatic... read more
    1 hour | Conversation | Morningstar

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