Pain Management Research Institute

Established in 1990, the Pain Management Research Institute (PMRI) is a joint initiative between the University of Sydney and Royal North Shore Hospital. As a division of the Kolling Institute of Medical Research, PMRI pursues its broad goal of improving human health by:

Latest News & Events

Visiting Scholar: Prof Louise Sharpe, Thu 20 Nov 2014

Prof Louise Sharpe will be presenting a seminar entitled Enhancing the efficacy of cognitive behavioural treatments for chronic pain: Where to now? on Thu 20 November 2014 from 4:00-5:00pm. [ Find out more ]

Pain Management Multidisciplinary Workshop - Feb 2015

Registrations are open for our highly regarded Pain Management Multidiscplinary Workshop running in Sydney in February 2015. [ Find out more ]

Pain Management Symposia: Dubbo - Fri Oct 24

PMRI experts will be speaking at one-day Pain Management seminars to be held in Dubbo on Friday Oct 24. Health professionals can learn how to help prevent acute and sub-acute pain from progressing to chronic and disabling pain, and to understand how to work with other health professionals to achieve this goal. [ Find out more or register ]

Pain Pals Newsletter

The latest issue of Pain Pals our community newsletter is out now. Find out how you can make difference and support our activities and research. [ Read this newsletter ]

Finding Relief from Chronic Pain

A Current Affair segment was shown on Channel 9, Thursday 6th March [ Watch this program ] (4 mins)

Michael J Cousins Pain Management and Research Centre

The NSW Minister for Health, The Hon. Jillian Skinner MP officially named the above Pain Management and Research Centre at Royal North Shore Hospital on 11 February 2014. The event was attended by more than 60 guests, including staff from the hospital, medical colleagues and financial supporters. [Read more]