This page includes all NIDUS announcements, updates and news. We will also feature a new article from the Delirium Bibliography each month on this page.
Dr. Inouye named as JAMA Internal Medicine editor in chief
NIDUS Multi-PI Dr. Sharon Inouye was recently appointed as the editor in chief of JAMA Internal Medicine. Dr. Inouye’s appointment will officially begin on July 1, 2023. “I am truly excited to become the next editor in chief of JAMA Internal Medicine. I hope to build on the tremendous foundation provided by Dr. Rita Redberg […]
New NIDUS animal models paper published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia
A recently-published NIDUS paper discusses the uses of animal models in delirium research. Published in Alzheimer’s and Dementia, the Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association, the paper explores topics like the benefits of using animal models in delirium research, the current state of development, and some limitations of preclinical models for delirium and next steps for […]
NIDUS to co-sponsor Clin-STAR webinar
NIDUS is co-sponsoring a webinar with Clin-STAR: Enhancing Your Research: How to Collaborate Effectively with Medical and Data Librarians. Organized by the Clin-STAR Coordinating Center, the event is also co-sponsored by: a2 Collective AGING Initiative Centers on the Demography and Economics of Aging Coordinating Center Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (Pepper OAIC) National […]
New paper on the Modified and Extended Hospital Elder Life Program
Recently, NIDUS Multi-PI Dr. Sharon Inouye and several colleagues published a new article entitled ‘The Modified and Extended Hospital Elder Life Program: A remote model of care to expand delirium prevention’. Dr. Tamara Fong was lead author. Read the background, methods, results and conclusions in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
HEADS Center Announcements: 2023 Summer ADRD Disparities Workshop & 2023-2024 Pilot Proposals
2023 Summer Workshop on Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias Disparities The Hopkins’ Economics of Alzheimer’s Disease & Services (HEADS) Center, Johns Hopkins Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (JHAD-RCMAR), and Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions (HCHDS) are co-organizing a workshop, Tuesday, June 6 – Wednesday, June 7, 2023 in Baltimore, MD. Application […]
$13 Million PCORI-funded Study to Focus on Delirium Prevention in Older Adults
Researchers at the Marcus Institute and University of Michigan will receive over $13 million to study the delirium prevention in Older Adults. The focus of this new PCORI-funded study is on the efficacy of family caretaker support in reducing delirium risk. NIDUS Multi-PI Sharon Inouye says, “More than 2.6 million older adults develop delirium in […]
Two new delirium and dementia videos from AARP and GEDC
The AARP and the GEDC (Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative) have collaborated on two short educational videos. Specifically, these videos cover dementia care and delirium risks in in hospitals and the ER. Designed to educate and raise awareness of delirium and dementia, the videos ‘provide key information and action steps that healthcare providers and caregivers can […]
Dr. Sharon Inouye VJDementia videos
Recently, Dr. Sharon Inouye recorded several VJDementia videos. The site published these short videos on several delirium-related topics. Among them are topics like ‘Screening for delirium in individuals with dementia’ and ‘Biomarkers of delirium incidence and severity.’ Click the image below for the full series of clips.
Upcoming Virtual AGS CoCare®: HELP SIG Metting at GSA
Join us for the virtual AGS CoCare®: HELP Special Interest Group Meeting hosted by GSA on Tuesday, October 11th at 4pm ET – Click here to register now. Please note: you do not have to be a GSA member to attend the SIG meeting. The meeting will cover how sites got their HELP programs started, overcame barriers, and have […]
Updated Adult Delirium Measurement Info Cards
Dr. Rich Jones recently updated our Adult Delirium Measurement Info Cards. One of the major updates is the addition of COSMIN ratings. To view the newly updated cards, visit the Info Cards page.