St Vincent’s Centre for Applied Medical Research (AMR)

St Vincent’s Centre for Applied Medical Research (AMR) conducts world-class applied medical research across the broader hospital campus and beyond. We work to realise our goal of applying discoveries to cure patients and improve their quality of life.

AMR reflects the growth and evolution of St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney research programs, including immunology, virology, neurobiology, structural biology, adult stem cell research, cancer and applied clinical research in the form of clinical trials.

Our research vision involves:

  • Excellence in biomedical and translational research
  • Disseminating the results of our research widely to the medical and scientific community and the general public
  • Broadening undergraduate and postgraduate clinical research and basic science training and education
  • Providing the highest standards of diagnostic service and patient care in accordance with the Mission and Values the Mary Aikenhead Ministries

We are located in close proximity to the Garvan Institute of Medical Research Institute and the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, amongst others, together forming the St Vincent's Research Precinct. For more information, see

Click here to download our Research Review 2020-2021