Institute for Breathing & Sleep

Welcome to IBAS…

We're an incorporated not-for-profit organisation designed to facilitate and coordinate research, education and public advocacy in respiratory and sleep health. Learn more about us.

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We bring together researchers, educators and clinicians to help us understand breathing and sleep.

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Current Projects

IBAS research projects span a wide range of respiratory and sleep disorders.

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Professor Rinaldo Bellomo honoured

IBAS Fellow Professor Rinaldo Bellomo has been honoured with a Victorian Royal Australasian College of Physicians 75th anniversary award. Professor Bellomo, who is the Director of Intensive Care Research at Austin Health, was recognised for…

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Project Spotlight

Asthma and Pregnancy / MASTERY

Australia has one of the highest rates of asthma in the world. Asthma is the most common chronic disease affecting pregnant women, complicating 12% of Australian pregnancies. Poorly controlled asthma during pregnancy increases the risk…

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Seeking Participants

On Road

This study is looking for participants aged 21-65 years, who are non-smoking, not a shift-worker, do not wear glasses whilst driving (contacts okay), have a full driver licence (ie: no P-plates), and who drive more than 5,000km per year (ie: drive regularly).

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