Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation

The Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital is dedicated to finding new treatments for bipolar disorder, providing high-quality clinical care and educating our colleagues, our patients, their families and the community about this disorder.


bipolar disorder patients

The Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation specializes in the combined psychiatric and psychosocial treatment of bipolar disorders. It is considered one of the leading research and treatment programs on bipolar disorder worldwide.

Our research focuses on novel treatments for bipolar disorder including:

  • Innovative new therapies
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
  • Near-infrared radiation (NIR)
  • Various new medications

Our staff includes psychiatrists, psychotherapists, practicum trainees and research assistants with extensive experience and expertise in the treatment of bipolar disorders.

Learn more about the Dauten Family Center

Visit www.dautenfamilycenter.org to learn more about treatment and research at the Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation.


Please note: This website, its content and contact information are designed for informational purposes only and should not be substituted for professional care. Consult a physician or primary care doctor if you believe that you are experiencing symptoms of any illness.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.

Our Staff

Dauten Family Center Leadership

Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD, Director
Thilo Deckersbach, PhD, Associate Director
Louisa Grandin Sylvia, PhD, Director of Psychology 
Michael Henry, MD, Medical Director

Clinical Staff

Clinical Research Coordinators

           Selen Amado, BA
           Elizabeth Cory, BS
           Brett Davis, BA
           Sophie Greenebaum, BA
           Marina Rakhilin, BS
           Alec Shannon, BS



Learn more about our staff at www.dautenfamilycenter.org.


Bipolar Research

The Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation conducts research studies and clinical trials aimed at advancing understanding of bipolar disorder and its treatments. We are always recruiting for a variety of studies.

Visit www.dautenfamilycenter.org to learn more about our research and see current studies or contact us at 617-642-2076.

Volunteer Research Registry

You can also join the Dauten Family Center's volunteer research registry to be notified of future studies. To join the registry, please send your contact information (phone number, email address, address, birth date) to BCRPnewsletter@partners.org.


Contact Us

Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation

bipolar disorder treatment program location

50 Staniford Street, Suite 580
Boston, MA 02114

Main phone: 617-726-5855
Research phone: 617-643-2076
Fax: 617-726-6768

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm

  Near Public Transit



Other Mass General Resources

General psychiatry triage line: 617-934-5600
Pediatric psychiatry triage line: 617-726-2725

Acute Psychiatry Service (available 24/7)
Depression Clinical and Research Program
Pediatric Psychopharmacology & Adult ADHD Program


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