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