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The potential association between gut microbiota and delirium in acutely ill older adults: an important area for further investigation
Contributed by Flavia Barreto Garcez MD, PhD and Thiago Junqueira Avelino-Silva, MD, PhD Laboratorio de Investigacao Medica em Envelhecimento (LIM 66), Servico de Geriatria, Hospital das Clinicas HCFMUSP, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil The gut microbiota, the collection of microorganisms in our gastrointestinal tract,1 has gained increasing attention in recent years. It […]
Meera Agar, PhD
Professor Agar’s research aims to improve the support and care for people who are experiencing cognitive and other brain impacts as a result of advanced illness. She is particularly focused on improving interventions to prevent and manage delirium at the end of life, and measure their efficacy and harms through endpoints that are meaningful to […]