Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sign in Create Account

Meet the Founders of the Poitras Center: Pat and Jim Poitras

The Poitras Center for Affective Disorders Research was established in 2007 through a generous gift by Patricia and James Poitras ‘63 to the McGovern Institute for Brain Research to support research into the causes of depression, bipolar disorder, and other major psychiatric disorders. In this video, Pat and Jim describe the motivation for their gift and their ultimate decision to support the McGovern Institute. "I look at it as an investor," says Jim. "I'd love to see another two, three, four people step forward and make an equal commitment."

Learn more about the Poitras Center for Affective Disorders Research.

Comments (0)

It looks like no one has posted a comment yet. You can be the first!

You need to log in, in order to post comments. If you don’t have an account yet, sign up now!

McGovern Institute for Brain Research

McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Category: Research | Updated 4 months ago

Created
December 17, 2010 10:01
Category
Tags
License
All Rights Reserved (What is this?)
Additional Files


Viewed
15624 times

More from McGovern Institute for Brain Research

Optogenetics: Controlling the brain with light

Optogenetics: Controlling the brain...

Added almost 4 years ago | 00:04:50 | 13935 views

Charlie Rose: The Perceiving Brain - Sight and Visual Perception -- with scientists Tony Movshon, Nancy Kanwisher, Ted Adelson, and Pawan Sinha

Charlie Rose: The Perceiving Brain ...

Added over 5 years ago | 00:54:02 | 41617 views

Viral Vector: BacMam-GFP

Viral Vector: BacMam-GFP

Added over 4 years ago | 00:00:32 | 10165 views

Viral Vector: HSV-GFP

Viral Vector: HSV-GFP

Added over 4 years ago | 00:00:13 | 5260 views

Viral Core: HSV-GCaMP3

Viral Core: HSV-GCaMP3

Added over 3 years ago | 00:00:34 | 3774 views

Songbirds

Songbirds

Added over 2 years ago | 00:00:03 | 718 views