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By Jimmy Golen The Associated Press

Fellow researchers: ‘Concussion’ movie subject Omalu exaggerated role in discovering disease

BOSTON In the trailer for the movie “Concussion,” star Will Smith says: “I found a disease that no one has ever seen.”

It’s a claim the real-life doctor portrayed by Smith, forensic pathologist Bennet Omalu, has himself made for years, giving a detailed description about how he came to name that disease “chronic traumatic encephalopathy.”