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Eli Eliav, D.M.D., Ph.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5018

Administrative: (585) 275-2917

Office: (585) 275-5688

Fax: (585) 256-3154

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Research Labs

Faculty Appointments

  • Professor - Department of Dentistry (SMD)
  • Chair - Department of Dentistry (SMD)
  • Director - Department of Eastman Institute for Oral Health (URMC)
  • Vice President for Oral Health - Office of VP for Health Sciences (URMC)
  • Vice Dean for Oral Health - Dean's Office M&D - Administration (SMD)

Patient Care Setting

Dentistry

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Eli Eliav joined the University of Rochester Medical Center in 2013, when he was appointed Director of Eastman Institute for Oral Health and Vice Dean for Oral Health within the School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Previously, Dr. Eliav served as Director of the Center for Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain and as Chair, Dept. of Diagnostic Sciences at UMDNJ - New Jersey Dental School. He was also the University's Carmel Endowed Chair in Algesiology since 2004.

Dr. Eliav's current research projects involve orofacial pain, quantitative sensory testing, neuropathic pain, pain modulation and the role of inflammation in neuropathic pain.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
Department of Oral Medicine
Faculty of Dental Medicine Hebrew University, Hadassah, Jerusalem, Israel
Instructor
1994

Department of Oral Medicine
Faculty of Dental Medicine Hebrew University, Hadassah, Jerusalem, Israel
Lecturer
1999

Department of Oral Medicine
Faculty of Dental Medicine Hebrew University, Hadassah, Jerusalem, Israel
Senior Lecturer
2003

Department of Diagnostic Sciences
UMDNJ – New Jersey Dental School
Associate Professor
2004

Department of Diagnostic Sciences
UMDNJ – New Jersey Dental School
Professor (with tenure)
2007

University of Rochester
Professor (with tenure)
2013


HOSPITAL / CLINICAL APPOINTMENTS:
Department of Oral Medicine
Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
Head Sensory Changes and Orofacial Pain Clinic
1997 – 2004

Department of Oral Medicine
Hadassah Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
Director, Medically Complex Patients Clinic
2001 – 2004


Department of Diagnostic Sciences
UMDNJ – New Jersey Dental School
Director, Division of Orofacial Pain
2005 – 2013


Department of Diagnostic Sciences
UMDNJ – New Jersey Dental School
Carmel Endowed Chair in Algesiology
2004 – 2013

Department of Diagnostic Sciences
UMDNJ – New Jersey Dental School
Chairman Department of Diagnostic Sciences
2009 – 2013t

UMDNJ – New Jersey Dental School
Director, 2011 – 2013

Credentials

Education

1991
DMD | The Hebrew University-Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

09/30/1995 - 09/01/1997
Fellowship in Clinical and Basic Science Pain Research at National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center

09/01/1991 - 08/31/1995
Residency in Oral Medicine at Faculty of Dental Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Publications

Journal Articles

8/16/2021
Khan J, Wang Q, Korczeniewska OA, Eliav R, Ren Y, Eliav E. "Exercise-Induced Hypoalgesia Profile in a Rat Neuropathic Pain Model Predicts Pain Severity Following Infraorbital Nerve Injury and Is Associated with Local Cytokine Levels, Systemic Endocannabinoids, and Endogenous Opioids." Journal of oral & facial pain and headache.. 2021 Aug 16; Epub 2021 Aug 16.

6/22/2021
Korczeniewska OA, Kuo F, Huang CY, Nasri-Heir C, Khan J, Benoliel R, Hirschberg C, Eliav E, Diehl SR. "Genetic variation in catechol-O-methyltransferase is associated with individual differences in conditioned pain modulation in healthy subjects." The journal of gene medicine.. 2021 Jun 22; :e3374. Epub 2021 Jun 22.

4/23/2021
Khan J, Wang Q, Ren Y, Eliav R, Korczeniewska OA, Benoliel R, Eliav E. "Exercise induced hypoalgesia profile in rats is associated with IL-10 and IL-1 ? levels and pain severity following nerve injury." Cytokine.. 2021 Apr 23; :155540. Epub 2021 Apr 23.

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