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

Delirium Research Hub by the Numbers

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WSJ article discusses making hospitalization more humane

In a recent article from the Wall Street Journal titled “Why hospitals should treat adults like children,” Dr. Kumar Dharmarajan, Assistant Professor at Yale School of Medicine, discusses strategies to make hospitalizations more human for adults, including programs such as the Hospital Elder Life Program. Read the Wall Street Journal piece: Why hospitals should treat adults like […]

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. […]

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