Announcements & News

This page includes NIDUS announcements, news, updates, and featured articles from the Delirium Bibliography.

Boost your career with the NIA Butler-Williams Scholars Program

Give your career the Butler-Williams boost this summer! Attention early-stage investigators and junior faculty: Would you like to take your aging research career to the next level? The NIA Butler-Williams Scholars Program provides powerful pathways to expand networks, advance grant writing skills, and gain a broader understanding of NIA science. The 2022 Butler-Williams Scholars Program […]

NIDUS article of the month

Effect of aWard-Based Program on Hospital-Associated Complications and Length of Stay for Older Inpatients The Cluster Randomized CHERISH Trial Alison M. Mudge, MBBS, PhD; Prue McRae, BPhty, MPhil; Merrilyn Banks, PhD; Irene Blackberry, PhD; Sally Barrimore, MNutrDiet; John Endacott, MBBS; Nicholas Graves, PhD; Theresa Green, RN, PhD; Gill Harvey, PhD; Ruth Hubbard, MBBS, MD; Sue […]

PCORI released the Prevention, Early Identification and Treatment of Delirium in Older Adults Targeted PCORI Funding Announcement

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) released the Prevention, Early Identification and Treatment of Delirium in Older Adults Targeted PCORI Funding Announcement. This funding announcement is seeking to fund high-quality, comparative effectiveness research (CER) projects that focus on the prevention, early identification, and treatment of delirium in older adults. PCORI will accept applications that propose rigorous […]

Michael Devinney

Dr. Michael Devinney Awarded FAER GEMSSTAR Grant

Congratulations to Michael Devinney, MD, PhD, of Duke University School of Medicine on being awarded a FAER GEMSSTAR grant in 2021! The title of the grant is The Association of Blood-Brain Barrier Breakdown with Sleep Apnea and Postoperative Delirium. Download Dr. Devinney’s project abstract to learn more.

Congratulations NIDUS Year 5 Pilot Grant Awardees! 

The NIDUS Pilots and Innovation Task Force announces two new pilot grants to advance innovation in delirium research. The goal is to provide funding for investigation into innovative areas of delirium research and support research on priority areas. From a pool of over 40 applications, these two grants have been selected for funding during Year 5. […]

USDeN Pilot Grants and Junior Investigator Intensive Program

The US Deprescribing Research Network has 2 open opportunities. Pilot and Grant Planning Awards – applications are now being accepted (deadline is January 22). Up to $60K per proposal for projects related to deprescribing research,  For more information, see visit the USDeN. Junior Investigator Intensive – applications are now being accepted (deadline is February 1). This […]

Mobility Action Group: Using Quality Improvement Methods to Create a Culture of Hospital Mobility

The Mobility Action Group (MACT) and Change Package were developed to provide a conceptual framework, road map, and step‐by‐step guide to enable mobility teams to implement mobility programs successfully and meet their mobilization goals. The MACT and Chage Package provides an innovative approach emphasizing system wide change that can help catalyze a culture of mobility […]