Watch the video below of our director, Michael Buckland, talking about what brought him to CTE research.

The announcement … by Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Neuropathology, home of the Australian Sports Brain Bank, that two deceased rugby league players have been confirmed to have suffered from the degenerative brain disease Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) – associated with repeated head impacts – is of enormous significance.”

 Peter FitzSimons

ASBB Ambassador




"...things have become more urgent as three former AFL players – Polly Farmer, Danny Frawley and most recently Shane Tuck – were diagnosed with CTE in the past 12 months, a result of the establishment of the Australian sports brain bank.