18 Jan Lawrence Phillips’ brain to be donated for CTE study
USA Today Sports reported that Former Husker Lawrence Phillips family will donate his brain to Boston University, where chronic traumatic encephalopathy researchers will analyze it, testing for CTE, an Alzheimer’s-like disease.
The report goes on to say that Phillips’ mother, Juanita Phillips, agreed to donate the brain and have it studied by researchers who have identified CTE in the brains of 88 of the 92 former NFL players they’ve examined at BU.
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