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.

Learn more about the NIDUS Focus Areas

Delirium Research Hub

Improving research collaboration

Measurement & Harmonization

Developing measurement resources

Pilot Awards & Innovation

Encouraging novel research in delirium

Mentoring & Career Development

Developing the future of delirium research

Dissemination & Communication

Communicating news from the delirium field

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Recent Posts

New article: “Advancing the Neurophysiological Understanding of Delirium”

In a recently published article in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Dr. Mouhsin Shafi, MD, PhD, and colleagues propose a conceptual model for the neurophysiologic basis of delirium. View the full article here. Citation: Shafi MM, Santarnecchi E, Fong TG, et al. Advancing the Neurophysiological Understanding of Delirium. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. […]

The NIDUS Blog: Introduction and Overview

Welcome to the NIDUS Blog!The NIDUS Blog is led by the NIDUS Dissemination Task Force leaders, Andrew Auerbach, MD, University of California San Francisco, and Jan Busby-Whitehead, MD, University of North Carolina.The goals of this blog are two-fold. First, we hope to provide informative and thought-provoking posts about delirium research, treatment, experiences and more. Second, […]

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