The NIDUS Scientific Symposium is a plenary session that will take place as part of the American Delirium Society Annual Meeting in Nashville, TN. The symposium will include a plenary session with presentations from NIDUS leadership, followed by a scientific session. For more information on the 2017 American Delirium Society Annual meeting, please visit the American Delirium Society 2017 Meeting page.
Agenda for NIDUS Scientific Symposium Plenary Session, 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Delirium Society
|1||Introduction to NIDUS and ADS||Pratik Pandharipande|
|2||NIDUS Overview: Advancing investigation in delirium||Sharon Inouye|
|3||Research Resources Core: Study catalog to encourage collaboration||Edward Marcantonio and Pratik Pandharipande|
|4||Measurement Core: Delirium tools and harmonization||Richard Jones|
|5||Pilot Task Force: Encouraging innovation in delirium research||Thomas Robinson and Michael Avidan|
|6||Career Development Task Force: Preparing the next generation||Donna Fick and Wes Ely|
|7||Dissemination Task Force: Spreading the word about delirium research||Andrew Auerbach and Jan Busby-Whitehead|
|8||NIA: Summary Remarks||Molly Wagster/Sue Zieman|
|9||Panel Q&A||Moderator TBD|
The NIDUS Pilot and Innovations Task Force is pleased to announce that they will award two pilot grants of $50,000 each (total direct costs) in October, 2017. Proposals must be related to delirium research in the following priority areas: (1) risk factors, prognosis, outcomes; (2) pathophysiology, mechanisms, biomarkers, genomics and other –‘omics’ approaches; (3) diagnostic tools and phenomenology; (4) clinical interventions for prevention and treatment.
The purpose of these awards is to encourage innovative research that will advance investigation in delirium and lead to future grant funding. Two application tracks are available: junior investigator track and established investigator track. Applications are due on Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 5:00pm EST. Please visit www.deliriumnetwork.org/pilots for more information on eligibility and application requirements. Contact email@example.com with any questions.