Austin Health
IBAS is located on the grounds of the Austin Hospital and enjoys a mutually supportive and beneficial relationship with Austin Health.
Austin Health Department of Respiratory & Sleep Medicine
IBAS grew out of and is integrally connected with the Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at Austin Health.   Much of IBAS' research takes place within the department and many IBAS Personnel are departmental staff.
Other Austin Health Departments
IBAS also has growing connections with other Austin Health Departments, including Physiotherapy, Cardiology and the Intensive Care Unit.
Austin Health Department of Nephrology
IBAS acts as the administering institution for research grants held by Professor David Power’s Nephrology research group.
Austin LifeSciences
Austin LifeSciences aims to coordinate and promote research conducted at Austin Health. IBAS is one of the many Institutes that are involved in its development.
Australasian Sleep Trials Network (ASTN)
The Australiasian Sleep Trials Network is an inclusive consortium which aims to facilitate sleep researchers conduct multicentre clinical trials. Professor Robert Pierce was a founding member and Dr Maree Barnes currently is a member of the ASTN Research Committee.

The University of Melbourne
IBAS is recognised by the University of Melbourne as an affiliated institute, with cooperative efforts towards research and teaching.

Other Universities
IBAS has links with other tertiary education institutions including RMIT University, Monash University, Victoria University, Swinburne University of Technology and LaTrobe University.

Many IBAS Fellows are also Fellows of the Universities listed above.




Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a chronic lung condition that causes stiff lungs and restricts sufferers from taking a deep breath. Exercise in a gym, or swimming, walking or riding a bike, can help...

Shift work and breastfeeding projectSHIFT WORK AND BREASTFEEDING PROJECT

Researchers at Austin Health are looking for volunteers to participate in a study exploring the impact shift work has on breast milk composition. Participants will be compensated with a $100 gift voucher.


Interested to participate in a study investigating the effect of fatigue on driving performance?

Prof Anne Holland receives prestigious Research AwardPROF ANNE HOLLAND RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS RESEARCH AWARD

Prof Anne Holland receives prestigious award for Excellent in Research Engagement and Impact from Monash University.

World Sleep Day on 17th March 2023WORLD SLEEP DAY ON 17TH MARCH 2023

The benefits of quality sleep and to acknowledge the issue of sleep problems and their medical, educational, and social aspects as well as the prevention and management of sleep disorders, is promoted on World Sleep Day on the 17th March 2023.

A/Prof Mark Howard is listed in 'the Australian'A/PROF MARK HOWARD IS LISTED IN 'THE AUSTRALIAN'

The Australian's Research magazine names the top researcher and top research institution in each field of research, based on the number of citations for papers published in the top 20 journals in each field over the past five years.

Prof Anne Holland wins the 2022 ERS Allied Health medalPROF ANNE HOLLAND WINS THE 2022 ERS ALLIED HEALTH MEDAL

Congratulations Anne Holland for winning the ERS Mid-Career Gold Medal for Allied Health Professionals in recognition of her potential for further outstanding research within a field of the allied health professions. Well Done Anne!

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