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.

Getting Here

All the travel info you need including maps, directions, public transport, parking and Taxi information.

Current Projects

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

Participate in research

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

Make a Donation

You can make an important contribution to the work of our research teams through a financial donation.

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Presentation Awards

Congratulations to Rachel Schembri and Hailey Meaklim, who both won awards at the recent ANZCoS conference, which was held in Auckland, New Zealand. The Australian & New Zealand Spinal Cord Society awarded Rachel with Best Scientific Presentation.  Hailey won the…

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Project Spotlight

PLM study

Periodic Limb Movement Syndrome (PLMS) is a common condition that occurs during sleep. The movements are abnormal and in many cases are associated with brief awakenings from sleep causing poor quality sleep, sleepiness and significant…

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Seeking Participants

fMRI study of memory in OSA

This study is looking for untreated OSA patients, aged 22-45, to undergo memory testing and a brain scan. Other exclusion criteria apply.

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