Helping Victorians breathe and sleep easy - A New Centre of Excellence in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine

Helping 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


Driver-fatigue test could stop drowsy people from getting behind the wheel

Driver-fatigue test could stop drowsy people from getting behind the wheel

A roadside test is being developed by Victorian researchers to identify tired drivers and keep them off the road.


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.


ARIELARIEL

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...

HEALTHY MALES AND FEMALES WANTED FOR SLEEP STUDYHEALTHY MALES AND FEMALES WANTED FOR SLEEP STUDY

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

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...

IBAS researcher is awarded TSANZ prize in 2021IBAS RESEARCHER IS AWARDED TSANZ PRIZE IN 2021

Dr Anna Ridgers, Respiratory and Sleep Physician and IBAS Associate Researcher, has been awarded best oral presentation at the TSANZ annual scientific meeting in the interventional pulmonology category.

Dept of Respiratory & Sleep Medicine and IBAS WinnersDEPT OF RESPIRATORY & SLEEP MEDICINE AND IBAS WINNERS

Members of the DRSM and IBAS were well-represented in the medals and prizes awarded by the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (TSANZ) and the Australian and New Zealand Society of Respiratory Science (ANZSRS).

IBAS researcher featured on NHMRC Tracker magazineIBAS RESEARCHER FEATURED ON NHMRC TRACKER MAGAZINE

Prof Anne Holland's research on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is featured as one of the 10 best research topics in the NHMRC publication, Tracker.

Good sleep more essential than ever during COVID-19GOOD SLEEP MORE ESSENTIAL THAN EVER DURING COVID-19

This Sleep Awareness Week, Austin Health's sleep experts remind us all that sleep is integral to good health, particularly at times when we're under stress.

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