The New York Times quotes Michael Lipton, M.D., Ph.D., about his research on the impact of heading on soccer players. The article focuses on the first conclusive case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (C.T.E.) in a soccer player. Former New Mexico player, Patrick Grange, 29, died last April of ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Dr. Lipton is associate professor of radiology and associate director of the Gruss Magnetic Resonance Research Center at Einstein and medical director of MRI services at Montefiore Medical Center.
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