The NIDUS Delirium Research Hub has now been listed as one of the NIH’s Open Domain-Specific Data Sharing Repositories! Make sure to submit your delirium study to the Hub!
Every other month, 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. Eyal Kimchi, MD, PhD for his study “Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Delirium Electroencephalography (EEG) Study.” This study investigates EEGs, a promising biomarker that has […]
The death of a child, at any age, is one of the most – if not the most – stressful life events a person can go through. Bereavement is associated with severe health, social, and economic consequences – but sparse legal and social supports exist to protect grieving parents. The authors of the newest NAM […]
The American Delirium Society (ADS) Conference Planning Committee invites individuals to submit delirium-related abstracts for consideration for poster or oral presentation at the 10th Annual ADS Meeting to be held June 14-16, 2020, at The Westin Hotel in Indianapolis, IN. ADS welcomes abstracts from clinicians, researchers, and administrators from around the world that pertain to […]
Rea the new Wall Street Journal article featuring Dr. Sharon Inouye and Dr. Wes Ely out now! Learn about the ways to combat delirium from these delirium experts.
Contributed by Flavia Barreto Garcez, MD & Thiago J. Avelino-Silva, MD, PhD, Division of Geriatrics, University of São Paulo Medical School Changes in mental status are common in older adults admitted to both acute and long-term care facilities. Although several neuropsychiatric conditions can be responsible for these alterations, delirium is often a key cause.1,2 In […]
Contributed by Maggie Webb, BA, Research Associate, Marcus Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife We are thrilled to announce that the NIDUS website is now home to a widely used resource in the delirium clinical and research community: the Delirium Bibliography! Specifically designed for busy clinicians, the Delirium Bibliography is your one-stop shop for searching […]
A new randomized controlled trial in JAMA Internal Medicine has demonstrated the effectiveness of the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP), this time in an adapted, tailored format. The HELP Program reduces delirium and functional decline in hospitalized older adults through daily interventions, many of which are performed by volunteers. This study enrolled 281 surgical patients […]
Dr. Sharon Inouye’s interview, “Delirium, Dementia, and the Brain“, is featured in The Harvard Mahoney Neuroscience Institute Letter!
Contributed by Edward R. Marcantonio, MD, SM, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Director, NIDUS Delirium Research Hub (Research Resources Core) Are you a junior investigator just starting a career in delirium research? An experienced investigator getting into a new area of research, like biomarkers or neuroimaging? Are you interested in publicizing your work, […]