Imperial College London

Dr Harriet Kemp

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Clinical Lecturer







Chelsea and Westminster HospitalChelsea and Westminster Campus





Dr Kemp is an NIHR Clinical Lecturer with APMIC & the Pain Research Group. Clinically she works as an anaesthetic registrar in the Imperial School of Anaesthesia.

Having completed an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship in Anaesthetics, Dr Kemp was appointed to the NeuroPain Grant to investigate pain in patients with HIV. She completed her doctoral thesis on chronic pain in HIV infection in 2019.

Her areas of interest include quantitative sensory testing, conditioned pain modulation, and other deep phenotyping measures in neuropathic pain.

She was also the joint project lead for the Pain in INTensive Care (PAINT) Study with Dr Helen Laycock and the Pan London Perioperative Audit and Research Network and continues to work on studies investigating acute and chronic pain in the critically ill.

She is also currently working on the NIPPR study (funded by the British Pain Society Clulow Award) investigating neuropathic pain in HTLV-1 infection with the National Centre for Human Retrovirology. 

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Kennedy DL, Kemp HI, Ridout D, et al., 2016, Reliability of Conditioned Pain Modulation: a Systematic Review, Pain, Vol:157, ISSN:1872-6623, Pages:2410-2419

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