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...

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

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IBAS research in the news...

IBAS researcher, Dr David Berlowitz, featured in a Sunday Herald-Sun overview of spinal cord injury research happening around Austin Health. Journalist, Lucie van den Berg, has done a fantastic job of capturing the full range…

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Project Spotlight

OSA, memory and mood

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) is a respiratory illness affecting up 20% of Australians, causing noctural hypoxia and disturbed sleep. It is associated with memory deficits and depressed mood. There is accumulating evidence that sleep disturbance…

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Seeking Participants

IPF Registry

Have you been diagnosed as having Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis? If so, you are encouraged to joing this Registry. Please ask your respiratory physician about the Registry during your next visit. Any further enquiries can also be addressed to Sacha Macansh at the Lung Foundation Australia on +61 (0)2 9515 3996.

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