Amanda Galvin

Michael J Cousins Pain Management & Research Centre

Royal North Shore Hospital, Douglas Building

T: +61 (0)2 9463 1500   |   F: +61 (0)2 9463 1050


Shaan & Geoffrey Verco, PMRI Ltd

c/- PMRI, Douglas Building

Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards

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Pain Clinical Service Centre

Pain Management & Research Centre

Douglas Building, Royal North Shore Hospital

Reserve Road, St Leonards

T: +61 (0)2 9463 1500

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Our Research

Basic Research

PMRI basic research facilities are located on the campus of the Royal North Shore Hospital.


Our basic research is conducted on Level 13 of the Kolling Building, opened in 2008. This provides high quality laboratory space and a superb work environment, including sweeping views of Sydney Harbour.


Our basic research facilities include:


  • Patch clamp electrophysiology

  • Live cell imaging

  • Fluorescence microscopy

  • Histology, including cryostats and freezing microtomes

  • Tissue culture

  • Cell and molecular biology

  • Behavioural assays