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

"Putting CBT into Practice" Online Webinars - 2015

Our "Putting Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills into Practice" online training webinar series are now open for registrations.

These online webinars give health professionals an opportunity to learn how to help patients better manage chronic or persisting pain problems. [ Find out more ]

Honorary Doctorate awarded to Professor Michael Nicholas

Sweden’s Örebro University and Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences warmly welcomed Professor Michael Nicholas as an honorary doctor to celebrate his dedicated work on the influence of psychological factors on pain perception. [ Read more]

Pain Management Multidisciplinary Workshop - Feb 2016

Registrations are open for our highly regarded Pain Management Multidiscplinary Workshop running in Sydney in February 2016. [ 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]