Chris Nowinski

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Chris Nowinski said ( about Allan Cooper ) : “I am inspired by Allan Cooper’s resilience and how he chose to confront the most difficult year of his life by supporting multiple charities with an incredible physical challenge,” External link

daily-pilot Friday, January 1, 2021 6:21:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “All this banging of my head for 18 years was detrimental,” “When I started hitting my head at 5 years old, it was normal and no one ever told me not to. It was totally accepted by the culture. I would have adults hit soccer balls at my head and ask me to use my head to hit them back” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “I decided I would take a shot at trying to change the culture,” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “The book was sort of my penance for taking my Harvard degree and … injuring my brain,” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “I thought somebody else would pick up the ball and run with it. It’d be some doctor who had a passion for medicine, who could sort of lead this movement better than I could,” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “My life today is just … overwhelmed with sad stories about what people’s lives become and the impact that their post-concussion or CTE issues have on their families,” “I never want to minimize the severity of the risks we’re taking” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Part of the reason concussions were under the radar is because they were an invisible injury and you couldn’t see the damage,” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “The simple solution that we have to accept is that we have to stop hitting each other in the head,” “If you think of the billions of impacts to the head that happen to children every year in sports, most of them are happening just because we haven’t been inspired enough to change the rules of youth sports relative to adult sports” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “If you think about a child’s brain, talking about 6 trillion neurons, trillions of connections between them you injure their brain, you’re literally rearranging their brain,” “And it’s never better after the injury. It’s going to function differently, it’s going to physically be different” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “A brain injury can open the door to new problems, new mental health injuries, or it can exacerbate pre-existing mental health problems,” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “I don’t think evolution anticipated that we were going to invent plastic helmets and go play football, or create cheap rubber soccer balls that could be used to bang our heads with,” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “You never forget how much your head hurt, you never forget how terrible you felt about yourself, the struggle of getting through every day,” “I’ll never forget the fear I developed of going to sleep” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “With his history of concussions, one concern would be developing permanent symptoms,” External link

nytimes Thursday, January 16, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We are thrilled that Sir Richard Faull and the impressive team at the University of Auckland Centre for Brain Research are joining the fight against CTE," "The global sports community needs top scientists studying our brains so we can learn to diagnose and treat this disease" External link

newstalkzb Friday, December 6, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We are thrilled that Sir Richard Faull and the impressive team at the University of Auckland Centre for Brain Research are joining the fight to against CTE," External link

voxy Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski told : “I don’t care what the sport is, there shouldn’t be tackling before 10,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, December 3, 2019 1:16:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski told : “I don’t care what the sport is, there shouldn’t be tackling before 10,” External link

smh Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:04:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski told : “I don’t care what the sport is, there shouldn’t be tackling before 10,” External link

theage Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:51:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “When you publish bad research saying hitting kids in the head is safe, it gives parents bad evidence to put kids at risk,” External link

denverpost Friday, November 8, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “I was surprised at the findings, and then I read the methodology, and frankly this study should never have been published” External link

denverpost Friday, November 8, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Looking at someone who smokes one time and trying to understand the risk of lung cancer is different than if they smoke a pack a day,” External link

denverpost Friday, November 8, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “What the public needs to understand,” External link

denverpost Friday, November 8, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "Football is to CTE what smoking is to lung cancer," External link

masslive Wednesday, October 23, 2019 1:56:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “This has to start a global conversation on whether children should be exposed to the same risks as professional athletes,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, October 21, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “I can not find a reason why you need children heading a soccer ball before 14 if we know exposure . . . increases their risk of developing brain disease in the future,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, October 21, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “We’re trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas,” External link

dcourier Saturday, October 19, 2019 7:21:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer,” “We’re trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas” External link

highlandstoday Saturday, October 12, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

click2houston Saturday, October 12, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

news4jax Saturday, October 12, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

dcourier Friday, October 11, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

wusa9 Friday, October 11, 2019 12:39:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

wtsp Friday, October 11, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

kgw Friday, October 11, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

khou Friday, October 11, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

13newsnow Friday, October 11, 2019 12:09:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

krem Friday, October 11, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

newswest9 Friday, October 11, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

12news Friday, October 11, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

12newsnow Friday, October 11, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

wcnc Friday, October 11, 2019 11:51:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer,” “We’re trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas” External link

bangordailynews Thursday, October 10, 2019 9:25:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

wftv Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer,” “We’re trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas” External link

denverpost Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

wsoctv Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

seattlepi Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

fox13memphis Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

kiro7 Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

actionnewsjax Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

nbcnews Thursday, October 10, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “There is no union as there is in the NFL,” “The players are not famous, there is a larger pool and there is no long-term care. In the NFL there is an incentive to come forward; there is medical care, services or a lawsuit to join” External link

nbcnews Monday, September 16, 2019 11:08:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “CTE provides a great reason to start paying college student athletes,” “In the NFL, they have eliminated hitting in practice. In college the majority of concussions are still happening in practice, where the college coaches have no incentive to not beat up the kids all week. People get beat up worse on the scout team” External link

nbcnews Monday, September 16, 2019 11:08:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "I've been fighting this battle for 15 years, so I'm no longer surprised when it takes much longer than it should to provide safety for athletes," "But I still celebrate when it happens. It's a good start" External link

theage Friday, August 9, 2019 6:01:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We were surprised when the first Major League Baseball [MLB] player we studied did have CTE," External link

theage Friday, August 9, 2019 6:01:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "I've been fighting this battle for 15 years, so I'm no longer surprised when it takes much longer than it should to provide safety for athletes," "But I still celebrate when it happens. It's a good start" External link

watoday Friday, August 9, 2019 6:01:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We were surprised when the first Major League Baseball [MLB] player we studied did have CTE," External link

watoday Friday, August 9, 2019 6:01:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "I've been fighting this battle for 15 years, so I'm no longer surprised when it takes much longer than it should to provide safety for athletes," "But I still celebrate when it happens. It's a good start" External link

smh Friday, August 9, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We were surprised when the first Major League Baseball [MLB] player we studied did have CTE," External link

smh Friday, August 9, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "I've been fighting this battle for 15 years, so I'm no longer surprised when it takes much longer than it should to provide safety for athletes," "But I still celebrate when it happens. It's a good start" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 9, 2019 5:58:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We were surprised when the first Major League Baseball [MLB] player we studied did have CTE," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 9, 2019 5:58:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “The cells are, in a sense, stunned,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, July 27, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “The cells are, in a sense, stunned,” External link

nytimes Friday, July 26, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “It’s why you don’t see a lot of punch-drunk retired catchers,” External link

nytimes Friday, July 26, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "I hope everyone considers that the first two Australian rugby league players ever studied were both diagnosed with CTE, suggesting there is a good chance this disease afflicts a significant share of former rugby league players with long careers" External link

theage Thursday, June 27, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "I hope everyone considers that the first two Australian rugby league players ever studied were both diagnosed with CTE, suggesting there is a good chance this disease afflicts a significant share of former rugby league players with long careers" External link

smh Thursday, June 27, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "I hope everyone considers that the first two Australian rugby league players ever studied were both diagnosed with CTE, suggesting there is a good chance this disease afflicts a significant share of former rugby league players with long careers" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 27, 2019 1:35:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “If they come at me and they don’t have any current symptoms, I invite them to get involved with research just in case they develop something or do it on behalf of their former teammates,” “And if they are symptomatic, I tell them that the symptoms they have may be treatable and to not think about worst-case scenario and instead focus on getting treatment for the symptoms you have so you can live a better life” External link

cknw Thursday, May 23, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “If they come at me and they don’t have any current symptoms, I invite them to get involved with research just in case they develop something or do it on behalf of their former teammates,” “And if they are symptomatic, I tell them that the symptoms they have may be treatable and to not think about worst-case scenario and instead focus on getting treatment for the symptoms you have so you can live a better life” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 23, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "If they come at me and they don't have any current symptoms, I invite them to get involved with research just in case they develop something or do it on behalf of their former teammates," "And if they are symptomatic, I tell them that the symptoms they have may be treatable and to not think about worst-case scenario and instead focus on getting treatment for the symptoms you have so you can live a better life" External link

timescolonist Thursday, May 23, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “If they come at me and they don’t have any current symptoms, I invite them to get involved with research just in case they develop something or do it on behalf of their former teammates,” “And if they are symptomatic, I tell them that the symptoms they have may be treatable and to not think about worst-case scenario and instead focus on getting treatment for the symptoms you have so you can live a better life” External link

seattletimes Thursday, May 23, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "If they come at me and they don't have any current symptoms, I invite them to get involved with research just in case they develop something or do it on behalf of their former teammates," "And if they are symptomatic, I tell them that the symptoms they have may be treatable and to not think about worst-case scenario and instead focus on getting treatment for the symptoms you have so you can live a better life" External link

startribune Thursday, May 23, 2019 10:23:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “If they come at me and they don’t have any current symptoms, I invite them to get involved with research just in case they develop something or do it on behalf of their former teammates,” “And if they are symptomatic, I tell them that the symptoms they have may be treatable and to not think about worst-case scenario and instead focus on getting treatment for the symptoms you have so you can live a better life” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, May 23, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “He’s suffered a type of brain injury that’s never been seen before. We don’t know what it means,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, May 10, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “It’s an exciting positive step toward a diagnosis in the living,” External link

boston Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:58:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “It’s an exciting positive step toward a diagnosis in the living,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "I would say based on what I know today, that it’s guaranteed to happen," External link

usaToday Monday, March 4, 2019 4:45:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "Maybe we should regulate how often you're allowed to let your child get hit in the head or how many concussions you're allowed to have" External link

CBC Thursday, February 7, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Maybe we should regulate how often you’re allowed to let your child get hit in the head or how many concussions you’re allowed to have” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, February 7, 2019 8:30:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Maybe we should regulate how often you’re allowed to let your child get hit in the head or how many concussions you’re allowed to have” External link

cknw Thursday, February 7, 2019 7:39:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Maybe we should regulate how often you’re allowed to let your child get hit in the head or how many concussions you’re allowed to have” External link

globalnews Thursday, February 7, 2019 7:11:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Maybe we should regulate how often you’re allowed to let your child get hit in the head or how many concussions you’re allowed to have” External link

680news Thursday, February 7, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “You are not going take blindside helmet-to-helmet shots throwing the ball, but if you run, you’re exposed,” External link

usaToday Thursday, January 17, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski disse : “Eu joguei na universidade e desenvolvi um distúrbio de sono, me machucava dormindo. E pensava: ‘tem algo errado comigo’” External link

g1-globo Sunday, December 30, 2018 3:12:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski disse : “Você ainda pode ver no futebol gente desmaiando em campo e depois voltando ao jogo, e isso é vergonhoso e muito perigoso” External link

g1-globo Sunday, December 30, 2018 3:12:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said ( about Phyllis Lee ) : “We sincerely appreciate the contribution to research and we hope the information we’re able to provide is helpful to [Lee’s family],” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, December 14, 2018 7:49:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said ( about Phyllis Lee ) : “We sincerely appreciate the contribution to research and we hope the information we’re able to provide is helpful to [Lee’s family],” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, December 14, 2018 3:02:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “The No. 1 change would be to not have head blows in sparring,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, December 7, 2018 3:01:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “I think history shows that if you allow fighting, you’re going to have catastrophic brain injuries,” “You might be able to do a bit to mitigate it, but it’s going to happen eventually no matter what we try to do to prevent it” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, December 7, 2018 3:01:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “As we better understand the long-term effects of these impacts, I think the demand for these sports if they continue as they’re going will diminish because it’s hard to enjoy watching somebody get their brains bashed in,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, December 7, 2018 3:01:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski wrote : “I would not let my worst enemy go through the 2017 NFL sideline concussion protocol” External link

denverpost Tuesday, December 12, 2017 3:35:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "If they show signs of concussion like holding their head after impact and you cannot find another reason why they would hold their head, you have to assume concussion and you cannot clear them," "I've talked to a lot of doctors. No one can come up with any reason why his hands would go to his head and drop to his side and not move, other than a concussion" External link

sltrib Friday, November 17, 2017 7:54:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "In 2017, we have to accept that's going to happen," External link

sltrib Friday, November 17, 2017 7:54:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “If they show signs of concussion like holding their head after impact and you cannot find another reason why they would hold their head, you have to assume concussion and you cannot clear them,” “I’ve talked to a lot of doctors. No one can come up with any reason why his hands would go to his head and drop to his side and not move, other than a concussion” External link

denverpost Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:17:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “In 2017, we have to accept that’s going to happen,” External link

denverpost Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:17:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “It sounds like if you pass the protocol, you’re forced to put him back in,” External link

denverpost Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:17:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “That’s a clear choice by the NFL not to have a time minimum, and that’s going to increase the number of guys that return too soon,” External link

denverpost Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:17:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “The reality is, the concussion protocol does matter,” “Players can die of second-concussion syndrome. Careers can end from concussion symptoms. We have to get this right” External link

denverpost Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:17:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “You’re changing the social norm from, ‘Hey, we’re supposed to be hiding concussions,’ … to, ‘You’re actually supposed to look out for your teammates,’” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, August 16, 2017 4:48:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “One, we’re a team, and that means we look out for each other,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, August 16, 2017 4:48:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “The problem has been for the past 10 years we have been trying to educate athletes to raise their hands to take themselves out,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, August 16, 2017 4:48:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “The hundreds of cases of CTE diagnosed at the [brain bank] continue to show us that the devastating effects of CTE are not unique to just one or two sports,” External link

CBSnews Friday, February 24, 2017 8:45:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski told : "You can't underestimate what those decisions made on concussions in the '90s have cost football players and their families," External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, February 6, 2017 12:24:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski told : "You can't underestimate what those decisions made on concussions in the '90s have cost football players and their families," External link

miamiherald Sunday, February 5, 2017 8:11:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "It's hard to gauge if these were his decisions or decisions that were made by owners," "But those were the decisions of that era. It's a black eye on the era, and on the people who were in charge" External link

miamiherald Sunday, February 5, 2017 8:11:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "The reality is there are an unknown number of former college football players who are developing CTE or have CTE and need help," External link

sltrib Saturday, December 17, 2016 3:04:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski stated : "Oxeia is at the leading edge of concussion drug development. I know from personal experience just how devastating concussions can be, and have dedicated my life to raising awareness of the problem and searching for solutions. Development of novel drugs with strong mechanistic and biologic rationale is needed. I am excited to join Oxeia's advisory board as they begin their clinical studies and work to fill this unmet need," External link

prnewswire Wednesday, December 14, 2016 7:55:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski recalls : "My roommate was a former teammate of mine and he was a big Harvard football memorabilia buff. And he just happened to mention to me, ‘You know, you should check out that book to see what they thought about concussions back in 1905,'" "And I told him, ‘You idiot, they didn’t talk about concussions back in 1905. I’m not going to find anything.’ But I was shocked to find that they talked about concussions throughout the book" External link

wbur Saturday, November 19, 2016 2:36:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said ( about Kevin Turner ) : "What Kevin Turner's case shows is that when you start playing football at 5 years old, and you're successful, it destroys your brain," External link

sltrib Friday, November 4, 2016 5:30:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said ( about Kevin Turner ) : "What Kevin Turner's case shows is that when you start playing football at 5 years old, and you're successful, it destroys your brain," External link

southernminn Friday, November 4, 2016 5:14:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said ( about Kevin Turner ) : "What Kevin Turner's case shows is that when you start playing football at 5 years old, and you're successful, it destroys your brain," External link

ABCnews Friday, November 4, 2016 2:07:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “It bolsters the knowledge that there’s a correlation between length of career and brain damage,” External link

bostonherald Thursday, November 3, 2016 8:34:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We look forward to ... working with other cities to replicate this model in a scalable manner," External link

cnn Tuesday, October 11, 2016 2:28:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “These survey results show that nearly all adults agree that forcing a child to play a game where they are hit in the head a few hundred times a year is not an appropriate activity,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Wednesday, July 20, 2016 8:07:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "I don't think there's any question that ice hockey has a concussion problem," External link

sltrib Thursday, May 26, 2016 2:12:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “They’re starting to connect the dots because the players are literally watching themselves change,” External link

nytimes Thursday, March 5, 2015 2:37:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “We have to appreciate that USA Football is not an independent body, it’s the N.F.L. advising us what to do with our children in a dangerous sport,” External link

nytimes Monday, February 2, 2015 11:46:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “We have to appreciate that USA Football is not an independent body, it’s the N.F.L. advising us what to do with our children in a dangerous sport,” External link

nytimes Thursday, January 29, 2015 5:56:00 AM EAT



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Chris Nowinski said ( about Allan Cooper ) : “I am inspired by Allan Cooper’s resilience and how he chose to confront the most difficult year of his life by supporting multiple charities with an incredible physical challenge,” External link

daily-pilot Friday, January 1, 2021 6:21:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “All this banging of my head for 18 years was detrimental,” “When I started hitting my head at 5 years old, it was normal and no one ever told me not to. It was totally accepted by the culture. I would have adults hit soccer balls at my head and ask me to use my head to hit them back” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “I decided I would take a shot at trying to change the culture,” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “The book was sort of my penance for taking my Harvard degree and … injuring my brain,” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “I thought somebody else would pick up the ball and run with it. It’d be some doctor who had a passion for medicine, who could sort of lead this movement better than I could,” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “My life today is just … overwhelmed with sad stories about what people’s lives become and the impact that their post-concussion or CTE issues have on their families,” “I never want to minimize the severity of the risks we’re taking” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Part of the reason concussions were under the radar is because they were an invisible injury and you couldn’t see the damage,” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “The simple solution that we have to accept is that we have to stop hitting each other in the head,” “If you think of the billions of impacts to the head that happen to children every year in sports, most of them are happening just because we haven’t been inspired enough to change the rules of youth sports relative to adult sports” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “If you think about a child’s brain, talking about 6 trillion neurons, trillions of connections between them you injure their brain, you’re literally rearranging their brain,” “And it’s never better after the injury. It’s going to function differently, it’s going to physically be different” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “A brain injury can open the door to new problems, new mental health injuries, or it can exacerbate pre-existing mental health problems,” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “I don’t think evolution anticipated that we were going to invent plastic helmets and go play football, or create cheap rubber soccer balls that could be used to bang our heads with,” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “You never forget how much your head hurt, you never forget how terrible you felt about yourself, the struggle of getting through every day,” “I’ll never forget the fear I developed of going to sleep” External link

boston Monday, March 2, 2020 5:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “With his history of concussions, one concern would be developing permanent symptoms,” External link

nytimes Thursday, January 16, 2020 2:47:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We are thrilled that Sir Richard Faull and the impressive team at the University of Auckland Centre for Brain Research are joining the fight against CTE," "The global sports community needs top scientists studying our brains so we can learn to diagnose and treat this disease" External link

newstalkzb Friday, December 6, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We are thrilled that Sir Richard Faull and the impressive team at the University of Auckland Centre for Brain Research are joining the fight to against CTE," External link

voxy Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:40:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski told : “I don’t care what the sport is, there shouldn’t be tackling before 10,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, December 3, 2019 1:16:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski told : “I don’t care what the sport is, there shouldn’t be tackling before 10,” External link

smh Tuesday, December 3, 2019 12:04:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski told : “I don’t care what the sport is, there shouldn’t be tackling before 10,” External link

theage Tuesday, December 3, 2019 11:51:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “When you publish bad research saying hitting kids in the head is safe, it gives parents bad evidence to put kids at risk,” External link

denverpost Friday, November 8, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “I was surprised at the findings, and then I read the methodology, and frankly this study should never have been published” External link

denverpost Friday, November 8, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Looking at someone who smokes one time and trying to understand the risk of lung cancer is different than if they smoke a pack a day,” External link

denverpost Friday, November 8, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “What the public needs to understand,” External link

denverpost Friday, November 8, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "Football is to CTE what smoking is to lung cancer," External link

masslive Wednesday, October 23, 2019 1:56:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “This has to start a global conversation on whether children should be exposed to the same risks as professional athletes,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, October 21, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “I can not find a reason why you need children heading a soccer ball before 14 if we know exposure . . . increases their risk of developing brain disease in the future,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, October 21, 2019 11:32:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “We’re trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas,” External link

dcourier Saturday, October 19, 2019 7:21:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer,” “We’re trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas” External link

highlandstoday Saturday, October 12, 2019 5:14:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

click2houston Saturday, October 12, 2019 2:05:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

news4jax Saturday, October 12, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

dcourier Friday, October 11, 2019 4:19:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

wusa9 Friday, October 11, 2019 12:39:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

wtsp Friday, October 11, 2019 12:38:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

kgw Friday, October 11, 2019 12:23:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

khou Friday, October 11, 2019 12:16:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

13newsnow Friday, October 11, 2019 12:09:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

krem Friday, October 11, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

newswest9 Friday, October 11, 2019 11:58:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

12news Friday, October 11, 2019 11:55:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

12newsnow Friday, October 11, 2019 11:52:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Tackle football is really a man’s game, and it’s incredibly dangerous to the developing brain,” External link

wcnc Friday, October 11, 2019 11:51:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer,” “We’re trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas” External link

bangordailynews Thursday, October 10, 2019 9:25:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

wftv Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:44:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer,” “We’re trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas” External link

denverpost Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:35:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

wsoctv Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:30:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

seattlepi Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:27:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

fox13memphis Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:25:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

kiro7 Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:16:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

actionnewsjax Thursday, October 10, 2019 6:15:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We now have the data that show that playing youth tackle football and developing CTE is correlated in a very similar way to smoking, and developing lung cancer," "We're trying to help parents visualize that those two things are equally bad: Letting your kid smoke and letting your kid play tackle football are both bad ideas" External link

nbcnews Thursday, October 10, 2019 5:39:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “There is no union as there is in the NFL,” “The players are not famous, there is a larger pool and there is no long-term care. In the NFL there is an incentive to come forward; there is medical care, services or a lawsuit to join” External link

nbcnews Monday, September 16, 2019 11:08:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “CTE provides a great reason to start paying college student athletes,” “In the NFL, they have eliminated hitting in practice. In college the majority of concussions are still happening in practice, where the college coaches have no incentive to not beat up the kids all week. People get beat up worse on the scout team” External link

nbcnews Monday, September 16, 2019 11:08:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "I've been fighting this battle for 15 years, so I'm no longer surprised when it takes much longer than it should to provide safety for athletes," "But I still celebrate when it happens. It's a good start" External link

theage Friday, August 9, 2019 6:01:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We were surprised when the first Major League Baseball [MLB] player we studied did have CTE," External link

theage Friday, August 9, 2019 6:01:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "I've been fighting this battle for 15 years, so I'm no longer surprised when it takes much longer than it should to provide safety for athletes," "But I still celebrate when it happens. It's a good start" External link

watoday Friday, August 9, 2019 6:01:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We were surprised when the first Major League Baseball [MLB] player we studied did have CTE," External link

watoday Friday, August 9, 2019 6:01:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "I've been fighting this battle for 15 years, so I'm no longer surprised when it takes much longer than it should to provide safety for athletes," "But I still celebrate when it happens. It's a good start" External link

smh Friday, August 9, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We were surprised when the first Major League Baseball [MLB] player we studied did have CTE," External link

smh Friday, August 9, 2019 6:00:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "I've been fighting this battle for 15 years, so I'm no longer surprised when it takes much longer than it should to provide safety for athletes," "But I still celebrate when it happens. It's a good start" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 9, 2019 5:58:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We were surprised when the first Major League Baseball [MLB] player we studied did have CTE," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, August 9, 2019 5:58:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “The cells are, in a sense, stunned,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, July 27, 2019 12:36:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “The cells are, in a sense, stunned,” External link

nytimes Friday, July 26, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “It’s why you don’t see a lot of punch-drunk retired catchers,” External link

nytimes Friday, July 26, 2019 8:50:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "I hope everyone considers that the first two Australian rugby league players ever studied were both diagnosed with CTE, suggesting there is a good chance this disease afflicts a significant share of former rugby league players with long careers" External link

theage Thursday, June 27, 2019 2:02:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "I hope everyone considers that the first two Australian rugby league players ever studied were both diagnosed with CTE, suggesting there is a good chance this disease afflicts a significant share of former rugby league players with long careers" External link

smh Thursday, June 27, 2019 1:52:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "I hope everyone considers that the first two Australian rugby league players ever studied were both diagnosed with CTE, suggesting there is a good chance this disease afflicts a significant share of former rugby league players with long careers" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, June 27, 2019 1:35:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “If they come at me and they don’t have any current symptoms, I invite them to get involved with research just in case they develop something or do it on behalf of their former teammates,” “And if they are symptomatic, I tell them that the symptoms they have may be treatable and to not think about worst-case scenario and instead focus on getting treatment for the symptoms you have so you can live a better life” External link

cknw Thursday, May 23, 2019 9:24:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “If they come at me and they don’t have any current symptoms, I invite them to get involved with research just in case they develop something or do it on behalf of their former teammates,” “And if they are symptomatic, I tell them that the symptoms they have may be treatable and to not think about worst-case scenario and instead focus on getting treatment for the symptoms you have so you can live a better life” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 23, 2019 9:20:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "If they come at me and they don't have any current symptoms, I invite them to get involved with research just in case they develop something or do it on behalf of their former teammates," "And if they are symptomatic, I tell them that the symptoms they have may be treatable and to not think about worst-case scenario and instead focus on getting treatment for the symptoms you have so you can live a better life" External link

timescolonist Thursday, May 23, 2019 6:10:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “If they come at me and they don’t have any current symptoms, I invite them to get involved with research just in case they develop something or do it on behalf of their former teammates,” “And if they are symptomatic, I tell them that the symptoms they have may be treatable and to not think about worst-case scenario and instead focus on getting treatment for the symptoms you have so you can live a better life” External link

seattletimes Thursday, May 23, 2019 10:31:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "If they come at me and they don't have any current symptoms, I invite them to get involved with research just in case they develop something or do it on behalf of their former teammates," "And if they are symptomatic, I tell them that the symptoms they have may be treatable and to not think about worst-case scenario and instead focus on getting treatment for the symptoms you have so you can live a better life" External link

startribune Thursday, May 23, 2019 10:23:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “If they come at me and they don’t have any current symptoms, I invite them to get involved with research just in case they develop something or do it on behalf of their former teammates,” “And if they are symptomatic, I tell them that the symptoms they have may be treatable and to not think about worst-case scenario and instead focus on getting treatment for the symptoms you have so you can live a better life” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, May 23, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “He’s suffered a type of brain injury that’s never been seen before. We don’t know what it means,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, May 10, 2019 9:36:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “It’s an exciting positive step toward a diagnosis in the living,” External link

boston Thursday, April 11, 2019 1:58:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “It’s an exciting positive step toward a diagnosis in the living,” External link

WashingtonPost Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:52:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "I would say based on what I know today, that it’s guaranteed to happen," External link

usaToday Monday, March 4, 2019 4:45:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "Maybe we should regulate how often you're allowed to let your child get hit in the head or how many concussions you're allowed to have" External link

CBC Thursday, February 7, 2019 5:56:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Maybe we should regulate how often you’re allowed to let your child get hit in the head or how many concussions you’re allowed to have” External link

citynews-ca Thursday, February 7, 2019 8:30:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Maybe we should regulate how often you’re allowed to let your child get hit in the head or how many concussions you’re allowed to have” External link

cknw Thursday, February 7, 2019 7:39:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Maybe we should regulate how often you’re allowed to let your child get hit in the head or how many concussions you’re allowed to have” External link

globalnews Thursday, February 7, 2019 7:11:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “Maybe we should regulate how often you’re allowed to let your child get hit in the head or how many concussions you’re allowed to have” External link

680news Thursday, February 7, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “You are not going take blindside helmet-to-helmet shots throwing the ball, but if you run, you’re exposed,” External link

usaToday Thursday, January 17, 2019 1:29:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski disse : “Eu joguei na universidade e desenvolvi um distúrbio de sono, me machucava dormindo. E pensava: ‘tem algo errado comigo’” External link

g1-globo Sunday, December 30, 2018 3:12:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski disse : “Você ainda pode ver no futebol gente desmaiando em campo e depois voltando ao jogo, e isso é vergonhoso e muito perigoso” External link

g1-globo Sunday, December 30, 2018 3:12:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said ( about Phyllis Lee ) : “We sincerely appreciate the contribution to research and we hope the information we’re able to provide is helpful to [Lee’s family],” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, December 14, 2018 7:49:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said ( about Phyllis Lee ) : “We sincerely appreciate the contribution to research and we hope the information we’re able to provide is helpful to [Lee’s family],” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, December 14, 2018 3:02:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “The No. 1 change would be to not have head blows in sparring,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, December 7, 2018 3:01:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “I think history shows that if you allow fighting, you’re going to have catastrophic brain injuries,” “You might be able to do a bit to mitigate it, but it’s going to happen eventually no matter what we try to do to prevent it” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, December 7, 2018 3:01:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “As we better understand the long-term effects of these impacts, I think the demand for these sports if they continue as they’re going will diminish because it’s hard to enjoy watching somebody get their brains bashed in,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, December 7, 2018 3:01:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski wrote : “I would not let my worst enemy go through the 2017 NFL sideline concussion protocol” External link

denverpost Tuesday, December 12, 2017 3:35:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "If they show signs of concussion like holding their head after impact and you cannot find another reason why they would hold their head, you have to assume concussion and you cannot clear them," "I've talked to a lot of doctors. No one can come up with any reason why his hands would go to his head and drop to his side and not move, other than a concussion" External link

sltrib Friday, November 17, 2017 7:54:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "In 2017, we have to accept that's going to happen," External link

sltrib Friday, November 17, 2017 7:54:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “If they show signs of concussion like holding their head after impact and you cannot find another reason why they would hold their head, you have to assume concussion and you cannot clear them,” “I’ve talked to a lot of doctors. No one can come up with any reason why his hands would go to his head and drop to his side and not move, other than a concussion” External link

denverpost Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:17:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “In 2017, we have to accept that’s going to happen,” External link

denverpost Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:17:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “It sounds like if you pass the protocol, you’re forced to put him back in,” External link

denverpost Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:17:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “That’s a clear choice by the NFL not to have a time minimum, and that’s going to increase the number of guys that return too soon,” External link

denverpost Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:17:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “The reality is, the concussion protocol does matter,” “Players can die of second-concussion syndrome. Careers can end from concussion symptoms. We have to get this right” External link

denverpost Thursday, November 16, 2017 10:17:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “You’re changing the social norm from, ‘Hey, we’re supposed to be hiding concussions,’ … to, ‘You’re actually supposed to look out for your teammates,’” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, August 16, 2017 4:48:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “One, we’re a team, and that means we look out for each other,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, August 16, 2017 4:48:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “The problem has been for the past 10 years we have been trying to educate athletes to raise their hands to take themselves out,” External link

ottawacitizen Wednesday, August 16, 2017 4:48:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “The hundreds of cases of CTE diagnosed at the [brain bank] continue to show us that the devastating effects of CTE are not unique to just one or two sports,” External link

CBSnews Friday, February 24, 2017 8:45:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski told : "You can't underestimate what those decisions made on concussions in the '90s have cost football players and their families," External link

siouxcityjournal Monday, February 6, 2017 12:24:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski told : "You can't underestimate what those decisions made on concussions in the '90s have cost football players and their families," External link

miamiherald Sunday, February 5, 2017 8:11:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "It's hard to gauge if these were his decisions or decisions that were made by owners," "But those were the decisions of that era. It's a black eye on the era, and on the people who were in charge" External link

miamiherald Sunday, February 5, 2017 8:11:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "The reality is there are an unknown number of former college football players who are developing CTE or have CTE and need help," External link

sltrib Saturday, December 17, 2016 3:04:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski stated : "Oxeia is at the leading edge of concussion drug development. I know from personal experience just how devastating concussions can be, and have dedicated my life to raising awareness of the problem and searching for solutions. Development of novel drugs with strong mechanistic and biologic rationale is needed. I am excited to join Oxeia's advisory board as they begin their clinical studies and work to fill this unmet need," External link

prnewswire Wednesday, December 14, 2016 7:55:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski recalls : "My roommate was a former teammate of mine and he was a big Harvard football memorabilia buff. And he just happened to mention to me, ‘You know, you should check out that book to see what they thought about concussions back in 1905,'" "And I told him, ‘You idiot, they didn’t talk about concussions back in 1905. I’m not going to find anything.’ But I was shocked to find that they talked about concussions throughout the book" External link

wbur Saturday, November 19, 2016 2:36:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said ( about Kevin Turner ) : "What Kevin Turner's case shows is that when you start playing football at 5 years old, and you're successful, it destroys your brain," External link

sltrib Friday, November 4, 2016 5:30:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said ( about Kevin Turner ) : "What Kevin Turner's case shows is that when you start playing football at 5 years old, and you're successful, it destroys your brain," External link

southernminn Friday, November 4, 2016 5:14:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said ( about Kevin Turner ) : "What Kevin Turner's case shows is that when you start playing football at 5 years old, and you're successful, it destroys your brain," External link

ABCnews Friday, November 4, 2016 2:07:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “It bolsters the knowledge that there’s a correlation between length of career and brain damage,” External link

bostonherald Thursday, November 3, 2016 8:34:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "We look forward to ... working with other cities to replicate this model in a scalable manner," External link

cnn Tuesday, October 11, 2016 2:28:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “These survey results show that nearly all adults agree that forcing a child to play a game where they are hit in the head a few hundred times a year is not an appropriate activity,” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Wednesday, July 20, 2016 8:07:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : "I don't think there's any question that ice hockey has a concussion problem," External link

sltrib Thursday, May 26, 2016 2:12:00 AM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “They’re starting to connect the dots because the players are literally watching themselves change,” External link

nytimes Thursday, March 5, 2015 2:37:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “We have to appreciate that USA Football is not an independent body, it’s the N.F.L. advising us what to do with our children in a dangerous sport,” External link

nytimes Monday, February 2, 2015 11:46:00 PM EAT

Chris Nowinski said : “We have to appreciate that USA Football is not an independent body, it’s the N.F.L. advising us what to do with our children in a dangerous sport,” External link

nytimes Thursday, January 29, 2015 5:56:00 AM EAT



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