We are fortunate to live in a time when healthcare is of a high quality and where new treatments and techniques are continually developed. What many people do not realise is how important volunteer participants are in the quest to continually improve healthcare.
Whether the research is trialling a new medication, better understanding how sleep affects us all, developing a new assessment tool or improving the quality of life of those affected by serious disease, people from all walks of life have volunteered to assist.
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 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.
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...
WORLD 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'
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 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!
IBAS SUCCESS IN 2022 AMRF RESEARCH GRANT SCHEME
Congratulations to the following IBAS staff members who have been successful in obtaining research funding from the Austin Medical Research Foundation (AMRF) for 2022.
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