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.
HEALTHY MALES AND FEMALES WANTED FOR SLEEP STUDY
Interested to participate in a study investigating the effect of fatigue on driving performance?
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...
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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