World Delirium Day – March 15, 2017

The International Federation of Delirium Societies (I-Delirium) World Delirium Awareness Day – March 15, 2017 The inaugural World Delirium Day aims to raise delirium awareness and inspire positive action among healthcare workers and the community to prevent, detect early and care for people with delirium, around the globe. This effort was launch by I-Delirium, the International […]

NIDUS to offer two $50,000 Pilot Grants in 2017

The NIDUS Pilot and Innovations Task Force is pleased to announce that they will award two pilot grants of $50,000 each (total direct costs) in October, 2017. Proposals must be related to delirium research in the following priority areas: (1) risk factors, prognosis, outcomes; (2) pathophysiology, mechanisms, biomarkers, genomics and other –‘omics’ approaches; (3) diagnostic […]

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. […]