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

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Fit for Work - an invitation

IBAS Fellow and Director, Dr Mark Howard will be sharing his expertise in fatigue related road safety at the 2014 Fit for Work forum, run by Metropolitan Express Transport Services. The forum will be held in on Wednesday,…

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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

Exercise in ILD

This study is looking for people with interstitial lung disease or scarring on the lungs and who feel breathless during their normal day to day activities.

Learn how you can help…