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

Pain Management Symposia: Coffs Harbour and Dubbo

PMRI experts will be speaking at one-day Pain Management seminars to be held in Coffs Harbour (Aug 30) and Dubbo (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 ]

Visiting Scholar: Prof Chris Maher, Thu 21 August 2014

Prof Chris Maher will be presenting a seminar entitled A review of red flags to screen for fracture and cancer in patients with back pain; and a trial of treatment of whiplash both reveal that more is not necessarily better on Thu 21 August 2014 from 4:00-5:00pm. [ Find out more ]

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]