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The Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation, led by Andrew A. Nierenberg, MD, provides expert care for individuals living with bipolar disorder. The center is dedicated to improving people’s lives through research, ranging from exploring the biology of bipolar disorder to conducting clinical trials of medications, devices and psychosocial treatments. Our goal is to decrease the burden of bipolar disorder and increase patients’ wellness and thriving.

Our research focuses on novel treatments for bipolar disorder including:

  • Innovative new therapies
  • 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.

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.

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 our full website to learn more about our research and see current studies or contact us at 617-643-2076.

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Volunteer Research Registry

You can also join the Dauten Family Center's volunteer research registry to be notified of future studies. If you are interested in being contacted about projects that you may be eligible for, please fill out the Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation Online Recruitment Survey and a staff member will reach out to you by phone or email if you are a good match for one or more of our studies.

Tovey HeadshotRoberta E. Tovey, PhD
Director of Communications, Dauten Family Center for Bipolar


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