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.

Meet our Personnel

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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We're always looking for people who are interested in participating in research. Find out more about what this could mean for you...

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New Investigator Award

Jennifer Cori has won the prestigious New Investigator Award at Austin Research Week.  Awarded by the Austin Medical Research Foundation (AMRF), Jennifer won the award after having her presentation judged by a 'panel of hidden professors' amongst the audience.…

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Project Spotlight

Pathogenesis of OSA in Quadriplegia (SHiQ-Mechanics)

Quadriplegia causes body paralysis and compromises daily functioning, including sleep. In quadriplegia, obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is estimated to be two to five times more prevalent than in able-bodied people.

We investigated upper airway anatomy…

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Seeking Participants

Ginseng in COPD (GEARS)

You might be interested in this study if you are 40-80 years old, ex-smokers and have a history of shortness of breath, coughing, chest tighness and/or wheezing.

Learn how you can help…