To give you an idea of what research is undertaken IBAS, we've listed some of the projects that are currently underway. To help you if you have a more specific area of interest, the projects are listed separately depending on whether they have a respiratory or sleep focus.
Respiratory research focuses on conditions including asthma, bronchiectasis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer and the treatment of dyspnoea caused by a range of conditions.
Sleep research focuses on circadian rhythm disturbances (including shiftwork), insomnia and obstructive sleep apnoea.
Pancreatic research into the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of pancreatic cancer.
Cardiac research into the diseases of the heart and blood vessels.
Cancer research studies examine and study for better ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat cancer.
Health Data Analytics involves the analysis of medical data to identify any insights, patterns or trends which can inform clinical decision making and improve patient outcomes.
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...
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.
Interested to participate in a study investigating the effect of fatigue on driving performance?
IBAS leads project to revolutionize Home Ventilation with $1.2 million grant for Assoc. Prof Mark Howard's research titled "Synchronise non-invasive ventilation at home".
Prof Anne Holland receives prestigious award for Excellent in Research Engagement and Impact from Monash University.
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.
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.