The Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center
The Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center aims to reduce the human and economic costs of Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of knowledge. The Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center was established in 1996 as one of 29 centers in the US funded by the National Institutes of Health to advance research on Alzheimer’s diseaseand related conditions. The Center is jointly based at the BostonUniversity Medical Campus and Bedford VA Medical Center. In 2008, the Center began researching Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE). We foster and support high-impact, innovative research on Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy and other long-term consequences of repetitive brain trauma in athletes and military personnel.