Catherine M. Cahill, Ph.D.
Dr. Catherine Cahill completed her M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Pharmacology from Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. She is currently Full Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and the Director of the Pain and Addiction Lab at the University of California Los Angeles. Cathy’s research lab consists of bright trainees and keen, enthusiastic undergraduate students. She is a member of the Shirley & Stefen Hatos Center for Neuropharmacology and the Jane & Terry Semel Institute of Neuroscience and Human Behavior. Her research is also part of a National Institutes of Health funded Center of Excellence on opioid research and drug addiction (CSORDA). Cathy is passionate about educating the next generation and advancing development of new therapies for treating pain and addiction.