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Network for Investigation of Delirium: Unifying Scientists
Collaboration Communication Site
A space created for connecting NIDUS participants
The NIDUS Collaboration Communication Group is a space for NIDUS participants to connect with each other and as a resource to seeking advice or peer collaborations from fellow delirium scientists.
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NIDUS Pilot Awards: Letters of Intent
NIDUS II Pilot Award Letters of Intent (LOI) are due December 7, 2022
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The NIDUS Blog features interesting posts on delirium research, prevention and treatments
The Delirium Bibliography
A searchable library of over 3,000 references on delirium and acute care for older adults, now available on the NIDUS site!
Delirium Research Hub
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Have you used the NIDUS Research Hub? Now that it has hundreds of studies listed, we'd like to hear your story about how the Hub has been useful to you. Please email us your story about how the Hub has helped you. Check back because you and your research might be featured on the NIDUS website!
Delirium Central Website
The Delirium Central website has resources for Caregivers, Patients, and Clinicians
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Delirium and COVID-19
Older adult COVID-19 patients are at a high risk for delirium. And delirium or altered mental status can be a presenting symptom for COVID-19. The Hospital Elder Life Program has created a resource page for delirium and COVID-19, including a "HELP Toolkit" to help older adult patients maintain physical and cognitive functioning while isolated in the hospital.
NIDUS is a collaborative, multidisciplinary network dedicated to the acceleration of scientific discovery in delirium research, through focused collaboration and creation of sustainable infrastructure to enhance innovative and high-quality research.
NIDUS was created in response to a call from the National Institutes on Aging to support a collaborative network to advance scientific research on the causes, mechanisms, outcomes, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of delirium in older adults.
NIDUS II Pilot Grant Information Session (09/09/21)
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Franchesca Arias, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida By 2050 it is expected that over 22% of the global population will be >60 years old.1 Late adulthood is a unique life stage2 associated with distinct cognitive vulnerabilities and medical needs. Of those ≥ 65 years old in the United […]
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.