Patrick M Dougherty, PhD

Editorial Board Member

Department of Pain Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

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Patrick M. Dougherty is professor at the Department of Pain Medicine, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston. He received his PhD degree in 1988 from The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Houston. His research is primarily focused on gaining a multidisciplinary understanding of the neurochemical and physiological consequences of peripheral injury and inflammation on neural activity in the CNS. Formerly he was affiliated with The John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore as assistant and associate professor for the term 1992-1998 and 1998-2000 respectively. Dr. Dougherty was awarded with the Outstanding Neuroscience Faculty Award by the University of Texas Medical School at Houston for the year 2008 and 2009.

Research Interest

Pain medicine