Elizabeth "Beth" Daugherity | Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Immunotherapeutics and Biotechnology

  • Graduate Student / Research Assistant

Lab Phone: (325) 696-0434
E-Mail: Beth.Daugherity@ttuhsc.edu
Mail Address: 1718 Pine Street, Suite 1302
Abilene, TX 79601


Elizabeth "Beth" Daugherity completed her Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Chemistry from Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas in 2001. She joined the Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences as a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) student in August of 2019, and is presently working in the laboratory of Dr. Devin Lowe with the Department of Immunotherapeutics and Biotechnology in Abilene.


  • BS: Chemistry, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas, 2001

Research Interests:

Beth is particularly interested in identifying the mechanisms, potential biomarkers and treatment targets for Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), a rare lung disease almost exclusively affecting women.


  • Markiewski MM, Daugherity E, Reese B, Karbowniczek M. The Role of Complement in Angiogenesis. Antibodies (Basel). 2020 Dec 1;9(4):67.
  • Reese B, Silwal A, Daugherity E, Daugherity M, Arabi M, Daly P, Paterson Y, Woolford L, Cristie A, Elias R, Brugarolas J, Wang T, Karbowniczek M, Markiewski MM. Complement as Prognostic Biomarker and Potential Therapeutic Target in Renal Cell Carcinoma. J Immunol. 2020 Dec 1;205(11):3218-3229. Epub 2020 Nov 6.


  • Bhaumik Patel, Elizabeth Daugherity, Shanawaz Ghouse, Cho Jun-Hung, Britney Reese, Maciej Markiewski, Magdalena Karbowniczek. “Role of TSC-null Exosome on Disease Spreading in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex”. 2nd Abilene Interdisciplinary Symposium on Cancer and Biomedical Research, TTUHSC Abilene; October 2019.


  • 05/12/2023 "Beyond COVID: mRNA Vaccines for Cancer"
  • 10/15/2021 "Investigating the Therapeutic Potential of Testosterone in Lymphangioleiomyomatosis" [Oral Qualifying Exam, public presentation counted as Seminar credit]
  • 04/16/2021 "The Role of Extracellular Vesicle Cargo, Integrins, c-Src, and SOX10 in LAM Pathogenesis"


  • Kent R. Hance Scholarship, TTUHSC; March 2020 [applied to Summer 2020 term]


  • Immunotherapeutics and Biotechnology Graduate Student Association (IBGSA), TTUHSC, 2019-present.