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But we still need your support to undertake life-changing research into cystic fibrosis.

The Institute for Respiratory Health

We are a charitable organisation and Australia's only integrated scientific and clinical research institute dedicated specifically to investigating respiratory disease.

Clinical trials

We undertake clinical trials into chronic respiratory conditions including bronchiectasis, COPD, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency and asthma.


The Institute for Respiratory Health has been researching lung diseases for over 20 years. It’s what finds cures and treatments and changes people’s lives for the better.

Support for You

Are you, or a loved one, living with a respiratory condition? Find information on living well with a lung condition or get support through the L I F E self-help group.

Get Involved

There are many ways you can help raise awareness and funds for our life-saving research. Find information on volunteering, fundraising events and making a donation.