Peter Kamerman

Johannesburg, South Africa
I am an Associate Professor in the School of Physiology, University of the Witwatersrand, where I undertake undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the systems-based physiology and pathophysiology, and biostatistics courses offered by the School. As a researcher, I head of the Pain Laboratory of the Brain Function Research Group, where I conduct research in the field of HIV-related pain, with a primary focus on the epidemiology, genetics and pathophysiology of HIV-associated sensory neuropathy. I have published widely in international peer-reviewed journals, have a strong record of successful postgraduate supervision, and have presented numerous invited talks and workshops at local and international conferences. I currently am the President of the Pain Society of South Africa (PainSA), secretary of the Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Group (NeuPSIG) of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), and a member of the IASP Developing Countries Working Group.

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