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Patrick M. Dougherty, PhD, BA

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor, Department of Pain Medicine, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Professor, The University of Texas at Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Department of Pain Medicine - Research
1400 Holcombe Blvd.
Unit Number: 409
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: Faculty Center FC13.2054
Email: pdougherty@mdanderson.org

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1988 University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Houston, TX, PHD, Biomedical Science
1984 University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX, MD, Medical
1982 University of Dallas, Irving, TX, BA, Biology

Postgraduate Training

1989-1992 Research Fellowship, Department of Anatomy and Neurosciences Marine Biomedical Institute, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, William D. Willis, Jr., MD, PhD
1988-1989 Research Fellowship, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Medical School At Houston, Houston, TX, Nachum Dafny, PhD

Board Certifications

1984 National Board of Medical Examiners Step 1

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine - Research, Division of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2000-8/2007
Associate Professor, Department of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience, The John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 1998-2000
Assistant Professor, Departments of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience, The John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, 1992-1998

Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Science MD/PhD Committee, The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Science, Houston, TX, 2010-present
Member, The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Science Membership Committee, Houston, TX, 2009-2010
Member, The University of Texas Graduate School of Biomedical Science MD/PhD Committee, Houston, TX, 2004-2009

Consultantships

Member of the Scientific Review Board, Medtronic Incorporated, Minneapolis, MN, 2009-present
Member of the Scientific Review Board, Microtransponder Incorporated, Dallas, TX, 2007-present
Member of the Scientific Review Board, Vaporgesic Incorporated, Houston, TX, 2006-present
Member of the Scientific Review Board, Centocor Pharmaceuticals, Horsham, PA, 2006-2008
Member of the Scientific Review Board, MGI Pharma, Bloomington, MN, 2005-2008

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), 8/2012-present
Member, Cancer Survivorship Task Force, 2006-present
Member, Divisional Promotions Committee, 2005

Honors and Awards

2009 Outstanding Neuroscience Faculty Award, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
2008 Outstanding Neuroscience Faculty Award, University of Texas Medical School at Houston
2006 Finalist, Robert M. Chamberlin Distinguished Mentor Award, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Cata JP, Weng HR, Dougherty PM. Behavioral and electrophysiological studies in rats with cisplatin-induced chemoneuropathy. Brain Res 1230:91-98, 9/2008. e-Pub 7/2008. PMCID: PMC2630495.
2. Cata JP, Weng HR, Dougherty PM. The effects of thalidomide and minocycline on taxol-induced hyperalgesia in rats. Brain Res 1229:100-110, 9/2008. e-Pub 7/2008. PMCID: PMC2577234.
3. Cata JP, Weng HR, Dougherty PM. Spinal injection of IL-2 or IL-15 produces hyperalgesia in rats. Neurosci. Lett. 437(1):45-49, 5/2008. e-Pub 3/2008. PMID: 18423867.
4. Garcia JM, Cata JP, Dougherty PM, Smith RG. Ghrelin prevents cisplatin-induced mechanical hyperalgesia and cachexia. Endocrinology 149(2):455-460, 2/2008. e-Pub 10/2007. PMCID: PMC2219295.

Grant & Contract Support

Title: Mechanisms of Lymphoid Cancer-Related Chemoneuropathy Project 3 in Mechanisms of Symptoms of Multiple Myeloma
Funding Source: NCI
Role: Principal Investigator
Duration: 8/1/2008 - 7/31/2013
 
Title: Role of Glutamate Transporters in Spinal Pain Signaling
Funding Source: NIH/NINDS
Role: Co-Investigator

Last updated: 1/23/2013