Peter R Kamerman
Peter Kamerman is an Associate Professor in the School of Physiology at the University of the Witwatersrand, and an Adjunct Research Fellow in the School of Biomedical Sciences at Curtin University. He undertakes teaching in all areas of the system-based physiology and pathophysiology curricula offered by the School at undergraduate and postgraduate level, with a particular focus on neuroscience and biostatistics. As a researcher, he is head of the Pain Laboratory of the Brain Function Research Group. His field of research is HIV-related pain with a primary focus on the epidemiology, genetics and pathophysiology of HIV-associated sensory neuropathy. He has published widely in international peer-reviewed journals, has a strong record of successful postgraduate supervision, and has presented numerous invited talks and workshops at local and international conferences. He currently is 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), member of the Developing Countries Working Group of the IASP, and member of the Scientific Programme Committee of the IASPs 16th World Congress on Pain (Yokohama, Japan, 2016).