Sleep

Sleep research focuses on circadian rhythm disturbances (including shiftwork), insomnia and obstructive sleep apnoea.

Driving and Sleep
1 project
Driving whilst sleepy can be as dangerous as driving after drinking alcohol. Everyone who drives after limited sleep is at risk. Those who do shiftwork or have sleep disorders are…
Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome
1 project
Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome (OHS) is a breathing disorder that occurs when people who are obese experience a drop in their blood oxygen levels because of hypoventilation, meaning that not enough…
Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
5 projects
Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) occurs when a person's airway closes over during sleep. This leads to a drop in oxygen levels and a brief awakening. This can happen many times…
Sleep - Other
1 project
A sleep disorder, or somnipathy, is a medical disorder of the sleep patterns of a person or animal. Some sleep disorders are serious enough to interfere with normal physical, mental,…
Sleep in Spinal Cord Injury
1 project
Spinal cord injury (SCI) results in the loss of feeling and movement in the body. This can be below the chest (paraplegia) or below the neck (quadriplegia). This catastrophic injury…


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 Board announces new Executive DirectorIBAS BOARD ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Board of Directors of the Institute for Breathing and Sleep (IBAS) is delighted to announce the appointment of Julia Hall as the new Executive Director of the organisation.

Dr Marnie Graco receives the Rob Pierce grantDR MARNIE GRACO RECEIVES THE ROB PIERCE GRANT

Honouring a legacy: The prestigious 2021 Rob Pierce Grant in Aid is awarded to Dr Marnie Graco, a physiotherapist and implementation scientist from IBAS.

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

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

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