IBAS brings together researchers, educators and clinicians with a passion for developing a greater understanding of breathing and sleep. All IBAS Personnel are ultimately aiming to reduce the prevalence of disorder and improve the lives of those affected.
|Administrators||Administrators support either specific projects or the central work of the Institute.|
|Fellows||IBAS Fellows are those engaged in self-initiated research/education consistent with the aims of IBAS. They are at a level to take full scientific and ethical responsibility for a project.|
|Project Staff||Project Staff are involved with the day to day running of projects.|
|Students||Students bring their ideas and enthusiasm to projects whilst achieving the goals of their study, whether at the level of PhD, MD, Masters, Honours or undergraduate study.|
|Associates||IBAS Associates are clinicians who are either involved with research/education within their clinical role or are interested in doing so in the future.|
|Alumni||IBAS is proud to have Alumni - people formally involved who wish to maintain their association and support for the Institute.|
|Austin Administrators||Austin Administrator|
|Drsm Registrars||DRSM Registrar|
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