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Junad Khan, B.D.S., M.S.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.

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Appointment: (585) 341-7316

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Professional Background

Junad Khan BDS, MSD, MPH, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and Program Director of Orofacial Pain and TMJ Disorders at Eastman Institute for Oral Health. Khan's clinical focus is in the area of Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Disorders. Khan serves on various University and National committees and is involved in funding for industry research and service grants. Khan is actively engaged in both clinical and basic science research. His areas of research include neuropathic pain, pain modulation, drug development, pharmacotherapy, acute and chronic orofacial pain.



BDS | Liquate University of Medical and Health Sciences

MS | Rutgers School of Dental Medicine

MPH | Rutgers School of Dental Medicine

MS | University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

PhD | Rutgers School of Dental Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/06/2006 - 06/07/2007
Fellowship in Orofacial Pain at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine


Excellence in Research Award
Sponsor: New Jersey Dental Foundation
Location: New Jersey, USA


Journal Articles

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.

Wang Z, Spoon ME, Khan J, Barmak AB, Rossouw PE, Michelogiannakis D. "Cone beam computed tomographic evaluation of the changes in condylar position in growing patients with unilateral posterior crossbite undergoing rapid maxillary expansion followed by fixed orthodontic therapy." European archives of paediatric dentistry : official journal of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry.. 2021 May 5; Epub 2021 May 05.

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.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Post-traumatic Trigeminal Neuropathy
Book Title: Clinical Cases in Orofacial Pain
Author List: Sowmya Ananthan, Junad Khan, Vincent B Ziccardi and Rafael Benoliel
Edited By: Malin Ernberg, Per Alstergren
Published By: Wiley-Blackwell 2017

Chapter Title: Orofacial Pain
Book Title: Burkets Oral Medicine
Author List: Rafael Benoliel, BDS, LDS RCS Eng; Sowmya Ananthan, BDS, DMD, MSD; Julyana Gomes Zagury, DMD, MSD; Junad Khan, BDS, MPH, PhD.; Eli Eliav, DMD, MSc, PhD.
Edited By: Michael Glick
Published By: PMPH-USA 2015

Chapter Title: Neuropathic Orofacial Pain, Mechanisms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Book Title: Refresher Course, International Association for the Study of Pain
Author List: Khan J, Lieu W, Eliav E, Neuropathic Orofacial Pain, Mechanisms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Published By: IASP 2014