pain, neuropathic pain, peripheral neuropathy
Kamerman obtained his PhD in 2002 from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, and has worked since that time in the School of Physiology at the University, attaining the rank of Associate Professor in 2009. 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, and presented numerous invited talks and workshops at local and international conferences. He serves on the management committee and developing world sub-committee of the Neuropathic Pain Special Interest Group (NeuPSIG) of the International association for the Study of Pain (IASP), and is president-elect of the Pain Society of South Africa (PainSA).