Music is the best medicine

Music is the best medicine

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.


Spinal patients sing to breathe easy in virtual world

Spinal patients sing to breathe easy in virtual world

Researchers are using virtual reality technology and music therapy to get quadriplegics singing together for their health By Andrew Trounson, University of Melbourne


How is your sleep?

How is your sleep?

The mission of the Institute for Breathing and Sleep is to improve respiratory and sleep health through best practice scientific research. Here is an example of turning science into art.


Spinal cord injury patients call for national register to help track treatment, outcomes

Spinal cord injury patients call for national register to help track treatment, outcomes

Spinal cord injury experts have lobbied the Federal Government to establish a national register tracking the treatment and condition of patients.


Research Grant Win Advances Important Work on Spinal Cord Injury

Research Grant Win Advances Important Work on Spinal Cord Injury

The Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research (ISCRR) has awarded a research grant to Professor Belinda Gabbe.


SHiQ - COSAQSHIQ - COSAQ

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...

Notch monitoring in sleepNOTCH MONITORING IN SLEEP

Sleep apnea is a condition where breathing is abnormal during sleep. There are two main forms of sleep apnea: obstructive and central. For obstructive sleep apnea, breathing is reduced because the airway...

AAMRI Election Statement released on 25th March 2019AAMRI ELECTION STATEMENT RELEASED ON 25TH MARCH 2019

AAMRI released its election statement calling on politicians to commit to three main priorities: ensuring the MRFF reaches $20 billion by 2020-21, provide continued strong support for the NHMRC, and develop sustainable and rewarding career pathways.

IBAS Director Anna Burke unveils her portrait at Canberra's Parliament HouseIBAS DIRECTOR ANNA BURKE UNVEILS HER PORTRAIT AT CANBERRA'S PARLIAMENT HOUSE

Anna Burke had barely got into the swing of her speech at the unveiling of her portrait at Canberra's Parliament House when the ringing of bells caused half her audience to hurry away

National study offers hope for breathlessnessNATIONAL STUDY OFFERS HOPE FOR BREATHLESSNESS

A national medication study is aiming to help thousands of Australians who struggle every day with shortness of breath

Helping Victorians breathe and sleep easy - A New Centre of Excellence in Respiratory and Sleep MedicineHELPING VICTORIANS BREATHE AND SLEEP EASY - A NEW CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN RESPIRATORY AND SLEEP MEDICINE

With your support we will build a life-changing Centre of Excellence in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, improving quality of life and health outcomes for Victorians who struggle to breathe and sleep

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