I discuss issues pertaining to the practice of neuropathology -- including nervous system tumors, neuroanatomy, neurodegenerative disease, muscle and nerve disorders, ophthalmologic pathology, neuro trivia, neuropathology gossip, job listings and anything else that might be of interest to a blue-collar neuropathologist.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
"I'm a brain scientist and I let my son play football" -- Peter Cummings, MD
Peter Cummings, MD with his son
Dr. Peter Cummings, an accomplished forensic neuropathologist, just posted an article on Yahoo Sports giving his perspective on the controversial question of whether we should let our children play football given the risk for chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Here is the link. Thanks to Dr. John Donahue of Brown University for alerting me to this article.