IBAS is an incorporated not-for-profit organisation with the mission of promoting, facilitating and co-ordinating research and education in respiratory and sleep health.
The objectives of the Institute are to:
IBAS has been working towards these objectives since its inception in 2000. It has grown from a handful of clinician-researchers to a group of over 150 personnel.
IBAS is a Company Limited by Guarantee under Corporations Law
This website contains information about IBAS' organisational structure, affiliations, work, people and history.
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Dear IBAS folk We spend a great deal of our time working in clinical trials; devising, writing, running and publishing. A lot of what we do is very specific to each study
"On a rainy Sunday morning a number of researchers, clinicians and staff from the Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine and the Institute for Breathing and Sleep