MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth
Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Dr. Patrick M. Dougherty

Dr. Patrick M.  Dougherty

Regular Member


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

The research in my laboratories is focused on gaining a multidisciplinary understanding of the neurochemical and physiological consequences of peripheral injury and inflammation on neural activity in the CNS. There are several on-going projects related to this broad issue that provide the opportunity for students to participate in studies on subjects ranging from mice to humans and using techniques ranging from passive behavioral (psychophysical) analysis to acute in vivo and in vitro neurophysiological studies to functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). 


MDACC Faculty

Contact Information

Phone: 713.745.0438


Office: MDA FC13.2042 (Unit 409)


Ph.D. - MD Anderson UTHealth Graduate School - 1988