Contributed by Thiago J. Avelino-Silva, MD, PhD*; Flávia B. Garcez, MD, PhD* *Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil Delirium results from an intricate combination of dozens of possible predisposing and precipitating factors1. Older age, functional dependence, and preexisting cognitive impairment are key determinants for its occurrence, but the latter is a […]
Monthly Archives: November 2021
Dr. Michael Devinney Awarded FAER GEMSSTAR Grant
Congratulations to Michael Devinney, MD, PhD, of Duke University School of Medicine on being awarded a FAER GEMSSTAR grant in 2021! The title of the grant is The Association of Blood-Brain Barrier Breakdown with Sleep Apnea and Postoperative Delirium. Download Dr. Devinney’s project abstract to learn more.
Delirium Research Hub Spotlight: Colm Cunningham, PhD
Every few months, the Delirium Research Hub selects an investigator and research study included in the Delirium Research Hub to feature as a Spotlight Investigator. This month, we are featuring Dr. Colm Cunningham for his study “Brain Vulnerability, Inflammation, and Energy Metabolism in Animal Models”. His research focuses on the role of systemic inflammation on […]