NIDUS Blog

Nadia Lunardi, MD, PhD

Sleep Fragmentation, EEG Slowing and Circadian Disarray in a Mouse Model for Intensive Care Unit Delirium

Contributed by Nadia Lunardi, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Virginia and Michal Jedrusiak, M.D., Visiting Graduate Student, Anesthesiology Department, University of Virginia Introduction In 2020, our research group introduced a novel mouse model designed to investigate postoperative delirium.1 This model aimed to emulate the combination of surgical stress, anesthetic […]

Investigator of the Month (January 2024): Mark Oldham, MD

Mark Oldham, MD, is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). He completed fellowship training in consultation-liaison (C-L) psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine. After that, he served as medical director of the Behavioral Intervention Team at Yale-New Haven Hospital. In 2017, he transferred to URMC where he launched […]

Investigator of the Month (December 2023): Kathryn Agarwal, MD

Dr. Kathryn Agarwal received her MD from Baylor College of Medicine and currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Geriatrics at Baylor. The focus of her academic career is the development and implementation of programs to improve the care of hospitalized older adults. From 2012-2016, Dr. Agarwal served as content expert for a […]

Dr Tamara Fong

Expanding delirium prevention during COVID-19 with the Modified and Expanded Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP-ME)

Contributed by Tamara G. Fong, MD PhD, Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA USA; Jason Albaum, Vassar College, USA; and Sharon K. Inouye, MD MPH, Milton and Shirley F. Levy Family Chair and Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, […]

John Newman, MD, PhD

Investigator of the Month (November 2023): John Newman, MD, PhD

John Newman, MD, PhD is a geriatrician, translational scientist, and educator at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging and in the Division of Geriatrics at UCSF. As a physician-scientist, Dr. Newman’s goal is to use our growing understanding of fundamental mechanisms of aging to better understand the pathophysiology of delirium and ultimately create new […]

Oluwaseun Johnson-Akeju, MD

Postoperative Delirium and Long-Term Subjective Cognitive Decline After Cardiac Surgery

Contributed by Oluwaseun Johnson-Akeju, MD, Anesthetist-in-Chief at Massachusetts General Hospital and Henry Isaiah Dorr Associate Professor of Research and Teaching in Anaesthetics and Anaesthesia at Harvard Medical School, and Ariel Mueller, MA, Administrative Director for Research in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital on behalf of the Minimizing […]

Alasdair MacLullich, PhD

Investigator of the Month (October 2023): Alasdair MacLullich, MRCP, PhD

Professor Alasdair MacLullich is Professor of Geriatric Medicine at the Usher Institute in the University of Edinburgh. He works clinically in acute orthogeriatrics and acute geriatrics, and conducts research in delirium, cognition, and hip fracture. He has made contributions in several areas of delirium research including clinical assessment tools, neuropsychology of delirium, pathophysiology of delirium, […]

Gen Shinozaki, MD

Can Delirium Assessment with Bispectral EEG (BSEEG) Help Predict Patient Outcome(s)?

Contributed by Gen Shinozaki, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA The Shinozaki Lab at Stanford University, previously at the University of Iowa, has been working to develop a novel portable EEG device to help detect delirium in hopes it will improve patient outcome(s). This bispectral […]

Citing a published NIDUS blog post on your CV

When citing a NIDUS blog post on your CV, list it in a section entitled ‘Other Non-Peer Reviewed Scholarship’. For the actual citation, list your name, blog title, organization (NIDUS), and the link to Blog. At the end, add ‘invited blog’ in brackets. This is the format suggested on the Harvard Med School CV template.

Example:
Sam Jones, My Delirium Blog Post, NIDUS, www.deliriumnetwork/my-delirium-blog-post.org (invited blog)