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  • Roberta Sydney becomes Chair of Friends, welcomes new members

    Roberta Sydney, Chair of the Friends and Circle of Willis Society.

    The McGovern Institute is pleased to announce that Roberta Sydney SM ’88, a member of the McGovern Leadership Board, has accepted the invitation to serve as Chair of …

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    Patricia and James Poitras ’63

    The Poitras Center for Affective Disorders Research was founded through a $20M commitment to the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT from Patricia and James Poitras ‘63.
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    Doris and Donald Berkey ’43, SM’43

    Doris and Donald Berkey ’42, SM ’43, of Naples, Florida, have donated $3 million to endow an MIT Professorship in neuroscience, with Robert Desimone, Director of the McGovern Institute, as the first incumbent.

    Our decision …