New techniques being worked on in Arizona may detect CTE in brains of living football players

Currently, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE, can only be diagnosed in the brains of those who have passed on.

More than 50 NFL players who have died have been diagnosed with CTE, but now researchers from Arizona State University, Banner Alzheimer’s Institute, the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine and Boston University are working on diagnosing CTE in living former NFL players. We’ll talk to Diego Mastroeni, a researcher with the ASU-Banner Neurological Disease Research Center at the Biodesign Institute, about the work being done to diagnose living players with CTE.

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Diego Mastroeni, a researcher with the ASU-Banner Neurological Disease Research Center at the Biodesign Institute

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The good, bad and healing of wartime and military service is on display, beginning June 23, as Arizona PBS bring you a week of programming that offers new and varied perspectives on the military and those who've served our country.

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'Jamestown' season 2 returns to wild Virginia

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In the 17th century, on the edge of the breathtaking but untamed Virginian wilderness, sits the English colony of Jamestown. Season 2 arrives on Arizona PBS on June 16, airing Sundays at 9:30 p.m.