2018-011 (Case 1 in article) male, CTE, retired professional American football player who died aged 67. Suffered from memory problems, irritable mood and behavioural outbursts. He also reported muscle weakness and was mostly reliant on a wheelchair.
2017-036 (Case 2 in article) male, CTE, former professional boxer who died at age 67. A heterozygous hexanucleotide GGGGCC repeat expansion mutation in intron 1 of C9orf72 was detected. He suffered from inherited frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD)/ALS, in addition to CTE.
2017-036 (Case 3 in article), male, CTE, former professional boxer who died aged 78. This individual had Parkinson’s disease as well as CTE.