Jessica Boyette-Davis, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Psychology
- B.S., Tarleton State University (2001)
- M.S., University of Texas at Arlington (2007)
- Ph.D., University of Texas at Arlington (2009)
- Postdoctoral Fellowship, MD Anderson Cancer Center (2011)
- Brain and Behavior
- General Psychology
- Greater understanding of psychology via investigations of the nervous system
- Lifespan changes in pain perception
- Specific role peripheral innervation plays in pain genesis
- Contributions of the central and peripheral nervous systems to pain
- Gulf Coast Cluster for Translational Pain Research Trainee Award, 2011
- College of Science Award for Research Excellence, 2009
- Dean’s Excellence Scholarship, 2008
- Verne Cox Outstanding Graduate Research Award for Graduate Research Excellence, 2008
- Boyette-Davis, JA, Cata, JP, Zhang, H, Driver, LC, Giralt, S, Burton, AW, Wendelschafer-Crabb,G, Kennedy, WR, & Dougherty, PM. (2011). Follow-up psychophysical studies in bortezomib-related chemoneuropathy patients. Submitted.
- Boyette-Davis, JA & Fuchs, PN. (2011). Chronic administration of phencyclidine produces decreased sensitivity to mechanical stimulation in the absence of altered affective behavior: Implications for pain processing in schizophrenia. Submitted.
- Boyette-Davis, JA & Dougherty, PM. (2011). Protection against oxaliplatin-induced mechanical hyperalgesia and intraepidermal nerve fiber loss by minocycline. Experimental Neurology (In press).
- Boyette-Davis, JA, Xin, W, Zhang, H, & Dougherty, PM. (2011). Intraepidermal nerve fiber loss corresponds to the development of Taxol-induced hyperalgesia and can be prevented by treatment with minocycline. Pain, 2, 308-313.
- Boyette-Davis, JA & Fuchs, PN. (2009). Differential effects of paclitaxel treatment on cognitive functioning and mechanical sensitivity. Neuroscience Letters, 453, 170-174.