To give you an idea of what research is undertaken IBAS, we've listed some of the projects that are currently underway. To help you if you have a more specific area of interest, the projects are listed separately depending on whether they have a respiratory or sleep focus.
Respiratory research focuses on conditions including asthma, bronchiectasis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer and the treatment of dyspnoea caused by a range of conditions.
Sleep research focuses on circadian rhythm disturbances (including shiftwork), insomnia and obstructive sleep apnoea.
Each year in Australia 260 people sustain a SCI, with over half losing full function in their arms and legs (quadriplegia). In addition to the primary disability, there is a very high rate of Obstructive...
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This project is developing a proof-of-concept online virtual reality platform designed to deliver telehealth group singing interventions for people with quadriplegia to improve respiratory function, voice, mood, and social connectedness.
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