Christopher Nowinski, PhD
Co-Founder & CEO
Concussion Legacy Foundation




Chris Nowinski is co-founder and executive director of the Concussion Legacy Foundation (CLF) formerly known as the Sports Legacy Institute (SLI), a non-profit organization dedicated to solving the sports concussion crisis through education, policy, and research. He also serves as a member of the Outreach, Recruitment, and Education Core of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Center. Chris also serves as an advisor on the Mackey White TBI advisory committee to the NFLPA, The Ivy League Multi-Sport Concussion Committee, and as a consultant to Major League Lacrosse.

Predoctoral Trainee (previously held)
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences
Behavioral Neuroscience


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  1. Culhane JE, Jackson CE, Tripodis Y, Nowinski CJ, Dams-O'Connor K, Pettway E, Uretsky M, Abdolmohammadi B, Nair E, Martin B, Palmisano J, Katz DI, Dwyer B, Daneshvar DH, Goldstein LE, Kowall NW, Cantu RC, Stern RA, Huber BR, Crary JF, Mez J, Stein TD, McKee AC, Alosco ML. Lack of Association of Informant-Reported Traumatic Brain Injury and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy. J Neurotrauma. 2024 Apr 15.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38445389
     
  2. Alexander A, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Alosco ML, Mez J, Tripodis Y, Nicks R, Katz DI, Dwyer B, Daneshvar DH, Martin B, Palmisano J, Goldstein LE, Crary JF, Nowinski C, Cantu RC, Kowall NW, Stern RA, Delalle I, McKee AC, Stein TD. Cortical-sparing chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CSCTE): a distinct subtype of CTE. Acta Neuropathol. 2024 Feb 26; 147(1):45.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38407651
     
  3. Alosco ML, White M, Bell C, Faheem F, Tripodis Y, Yhang E, Baucom Z, Martin B, Palmisano J, Dams-O'Connor K, Crary JF, Goldstein LE, Katz DI, Dwyer B, Daneshvar DH, Nowinski C, Cantu RC, Kowall NW, Stern RA, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Stein TD, McKee AC, Mez J. Cognitive, functional, and neuropsychiatric correlates of regional tau pathology in autopsy-confirmed chronic traumatic encephalopathy. Mol Neurodegener. 2024 Feb 06; 19(1):10.View Related Profiles. PMID: 38317248; PMCID: PMC10845638; DOI: 10.1186/s13024-023-00697-2;
     
  4. Saltiel N, Tripodis Y, Menzin T, Olaniyan A, Baucom Z, Yhang E, Palmisano JN, Martin B, Uretsky M, Nair E, Abdolmohammadi B, Shah A, Nicks R, Nowinski C, Cantu RC, Daneshvar DH, Dwyer B, Katz DI, Stern RA, Alvarez VE, Huber B, Boyle PA, Schneider JA, Mez J, McKee AC, Alosco ML, Stein TD. Relative Contributions of Mixed Pathologies to Cognitive and Functional Symptoms in Brain Donors Exposed to Repetitive Head Impacts. Ann Neurol. 2024 Feb; 95(2):314-324.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37921042; PMCID: PMC10842014; DOI: 10.1002/ana.26823;
     
  5. Stewart W, Buckland ME, Abdolmohammadi B, Affleck AJ, Alvarez VE, Gilchrist S, Huber BR, Lee EB, Lyall DM, Nowinski CJ, Russell ER, Stein TD, Suter CM, McKee AC. Risk of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in rugby union is associated with length of playing career. Acta Neuropathol. 2023 Dec; 146(6):829-832.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37872234; PMCID: PMC10627955; DOI: 10.1007/s00401-023-02644-3;
     
  6. Rubin LH, Du Y, Sweeney SE, O'Toole R, Thomas CL, Zandi AG, Shinehouse LK, Brosnan MK, Nam H, Burke ME, Bureau SC, Kilgore JJ, Yoon M, Soule AR, Lesniak WG, Minn I, Rowe SP, Holt DP, Hall AW, Mathews WB, Smith GS, Nowinski CJ, Kassiou M, Dannals RF, Pomper MG, Coughlin JM. Imaging Brain Injury in Former National Football League Players. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Oct 02; 6(10):e2340580. PMID: 37902750; PMCID: PMC10616723; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.40580;
     
  7. McKee AC, Mez J, Abdolmohammadi B, Butler M, Huber BR, Uretsky M, Babcock K, Cherry JD, Alvarez VE, Martin B, Tripodis Y, Palmisano JN, Cormier KA, Kubilus CA, Nicks R, Kirsch D, Mahar I, McHale L, Nowinski C, Cantu RC, Stern RA, Daneshvar D, Goldstein LE, Katz DI, Kowall NW, Dwyer B, Stein TD, Alosco ML. Neuropathologic and Clinical Findings in Young Contact Sport Athletes Exposed to Repetitive Head Impacts. JAMA Neurol. 2023 Oct 01; 80(10):1037-1050.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37639244; PMCID: PMC10463175; DOI: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2023.2907;
     
  8. Bruce HJ, Tripodis Y, McClean M, Korell M, Tanner CM, Contreras B, Gottesman J, Kirsch L, Karim Y, Martin B, Palmisano J, Abdolmohammadi B, Shih LC, Stein TD, Stern RA, Adler CH, Mez J, Nowinski C, McKee AC, Alosco ML. American Football Play and Parkinson Disease Among Men. JAMA Netw Open. 2023 Aug 01; 6(8):e2328644.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37566412; PMCID: PMC10422187; DOI: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.28644;
     
  9. Daneshvar DH, Nair ES, Baucom ZH, Rasch A, Abdolmohammadi B, Uretsky M, Saltiel N, Shah A, Jarnagin J, Baugh CM, Martin BM, Palmisano JN, Cherry JD, Alvarez VE, Huber BR, Weuve J, Nowinski CJ, Cantu RC, Zafonte RD, Dwyer B, Crary JF, Goldstein LE, Kowall NW, Katz DI, Stern RA, Tripodis Y, Stein TD, McClean MD, Alosco ML, McKee AC, Mez J. Leveraging football accelerometer data to quantify associations between repetitive head impacts and chronic traumatic encephalopathy in males. Nat Commun. 2023 Jun 20; 14(1):3470.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37340004; PMCID: PMC10281995; DOI: 10.1038/s41467-023-39183-0;
     
  10. Alosco ML, Ly M, Mosaheb S, Saltiel N, Uretsky M, Tripodis Y, Martin B, Palmisano J, Delano-Wood L, Bondi MW, Meng G, Xia W, Daley S, Goldstein LE, Katz DI, Dwyer B, Daneshvar DH, Nowinski C, Cantu RC, Kowall NW, Stern RA, Alvarez VE, Mez J, Huber BR, McKee AC, Stein TD. Decreased myelin proteins in brain donors exposed to football-related repetitive head impacts. Brain Commun. 2023; 5(2):fcad019.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36895961; PMCID: PMC9990992; DOI: 10.1093/braincomms/fcad019;
     
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