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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

Kalladka M, Al-Azzawi O, Heir GM, Kodapala S, Nainan MT, Khan J. "Hemicrania continua secondary to neurogenic paravertebral tumor- a case report." Scandinavian journal of pain. 2021 Aug 24; Epub 2021 Aug 24.

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.

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.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Neuropathic Orofacial Pain
Book Title: Burket's Oral Medicine
Author List: Olga A Korczeniewska, Katherine France, Junad Khan, Martin S Greenberg, Rafael Benoliel, Eliav Eli
Published By: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2021

Chapter Title: Growth factors and guided bone regeneration
Book Title: Dental Implants
Author List: Fawad Javed, Zohaib Akram, Junad Khan, Muhammad Sohail Zafar
Published By: Woodhead Publishing 2020

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