NIDUS Blog

Dr. Michele Cavallari

Investigator of the Month (December 2022): Michele Cavallari, MD, PhD

Michele Cavallari is an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Cavallari graduated cum laude in Medicine in 2005, then completed a residency in Neurology at the Sapienza University Hospital Sant’Andrea (Rome, Italy) and a PhD program in Clinical and Experimental Neuroscience and Psychiatry. Dr. Cavallari’s research aims at exploring neurological conditions through […]

Ben Julian A. Palanca, MD, PhD, MSc

The Posterior Dominant Rhythm: A Proof-of-Principle Study Whether it is an Electroencephalographic Biomarker for Tracking Delirium Onset and Recovery

Contributed by Ben Julian A. Palanca, MD, PhD, MSc, Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis; Affiliated Faculty, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University; Director, Sleepy Brain Lab Predictive biomarkers for prognosticating delirium onset and severity are needed for targeting interventions that may prevent delirium onset. […]

Patricia A. Tabloski, Ph.D., GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN is an associate professor at the Connell School of Nursing

Investigator of the Month (November 2022): Patricia A. Tabloski, PhD, GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN

Patricia A. Tabloski, Ph.D., GNP-BC, FGSA, FAAN is an associate professor at the Connell School of Nursing. Dr. Tabloski’s work focuses on the epidemiology and treatment of various threats to quality of life and function in older adults. This work has involved elucidating risk factors for poor outcomes, the development and testing of non-pharmacologic interventions […]

C. Adrian Austin, MD, MSCR

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor (SSRI) Use and Delirium Occurrence in the ICU

Contributed by C. Adrian Austin, MD, MSCR, Divisions of Geriatric Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC Anxiety, depression and ICU delirium may be linked.1 Approximately 10% of the U.S. population takes an antidepressant, most commonly a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI).2 It remains […]

Dr. Franchesca Arias

Investigator of the Month (October 2022): Franchesca Arias, PhD

Dr. Franchesca Arias is a tenure track assistant professor in the neuropsychology area. She received her doctorate from Fordham University and completed her internship and post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Florida. Dr. Arias’ research interests center around the intersection between cognitive aging, contextual and socioeconomic factors, and medical conditions in older adults.

Dr. Babar A. Khan

Investigator of the Month (September 2022): Babar A. Khan, MD

Dr. Babar Khan’s research is at the critical intersection of acute illness and aging brain. He is a patient oriented-translational/clinical researcher with a principal focus on developing a biomarker profile among delirious patients in the intensive care unit to predict their long term cognitive, physical and psychological morbidity. In addition, he directs the Critical Care […]

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)