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.

From the IBAS Chief Executive's Desk

From the IBAS Chief Executive's Desk

IBAS is very pleased to congratulate Dr Rachel Schembri on the attainment of her PhD.

Presentation Awards

Presentation Awards

Congratulations to Rachel Schembri and Hailey Meaklim, who both won awards at the recent ANZCoS conference, which was held in Auckland, New Zealand. The Australian & New Zealand Spinal Cord Society...

New Investigator Award

New Investigator Award

Jennifer Cori has won the prestigious New Investigator Award at Austin Research Week.  Awarded by the Austin Medical Research Foundation (AMRF), Jennifer won the award after having her presentation...


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, such as walking or riding a bike, can help make...

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...


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...

Do you have Spinal cord injury? Tired?  Get treated!DO YOU HAVE SPINAL CORD INJURY? TIRED? GET TREATED!

Melbourne researchers have found that 80 percent of people with quadriplegic spinal injuries have sleep apnoea. It's having a big effect on their lives but they don't know they have it, and they don't know it can be treated.

World 1st heavy vehicle driver fatigue study releasedWORLD 1ST HEAVY VEHICLE DRIVER FATIGUE STUDY RELEASED

The National Transport Commission (NTC) and the Cooperative Research Centre for Alertness, Safety and Productivity (Alertness CRC) have released the results of what is hailed as a world-first study into heavy vehicle driver fatigue.

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.

Portrait unveiled at Canberra's Parliament HousePORTRAIT UNVEILED AT CANBERRA'S PARLIAMENT HOUSE

IBAS Director 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.

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