American Delirium Society Annual Meeting
Jun 4 – Jun 6 all-day
ADS 2017: NIDUS Symposium @ Hilton Nashville Downtown
Jun 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

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

1Introduction to NIDUS and ADSPratik Pandharipande
2NIDUS Overview: Advancing investigation in deliriumSharon Inouye
3Research Resources Core: Study catalog to encourage collaborationEdward Marcantonio and Pratik Pandharipande
4Measurement Core: Delirium tools and harmonizationRichard Jones
5Pilot Task Force: Encouraging innovation in delirium researchThomas Robinson and Michael Avidan
6Career Development Task Force: Preparing the next generationDonna Fick and Wes Ely
7Dissemination Task Force: Spreading the word about delirium researchAndrew Auerbach and Jan Busby-Whitehead
8NIA: Summary RemarksMolly Wagster/Sue Zieman
9Panel Q&AModerator TBD
Tentative agenda for the NIDUS Scientific Symposium Plenary Session at the 2017 American Delirium Society Meeting, Tuesday June 6, 2017, 11:00am-12:30pm, Nashville TN. The plenary session will be followed by a scientific session featuring 6 oral presentations.
NIDUS Pilot Grant Submission Deadline
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm

Banner announcing 2017 pilot grant applications

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 for more information on eligibility and application requirements. Contact with any questions.

CEDARTREE/NIDUS Delirium Boot Camp @ Inn at Longwood
Nov 1 – Nov 3 all-day