Anil Kishen BDS, MDS, PhD (Biomedical Engineering)

Dr. Anil Kishen is a Professor of Endodontics. He also holds the prestigious position of Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Oral Health Nanomedicine and is the Dr. Lloyd & Mrs. Kay Chapman Chair in Clinical Sciences. Dr. Kishen is cross-appointed as an Associate Scientist in the Department of Dentistry at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto. He is also the current President of the CADR (Canadian Association of Dental Research).Dr. Kishen has received several awards and honors including the prestigious 2020 Louis I. Grossman Award from the American Association of Endodontists for cumulative publication of significant research studies that have made an extraordinary contribution, and the 2023 National Dental Research Award from the CADR and the Association of Canadian Faculties of Dentistry (ACFD) for exceptional contributions to dental research.


University of Toronto

Principal Faculty:


Principal Department/Program:

Dental Research Institute

Principal Hospital Appointment:

Faculty of Dentistry & Mount Sinai

Key Publications:

Impact of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus on the Occurrence of Vertical Root Fracture: A Case Control Study. PradeepKumar AR, JothiLatha S, Durvasulu A, Muralidhar L, Vimalesh Alagu J, Shereen J, Kishen A. J Endod. 2024 Nociceptor-Macrophage Interactions in Apical Periodontitis: How Biomolecules Link Inflammation with Pain. Menon N, Kishen A. Biomolecules. 2023 Jul 31;13(8):1193. Periodontal Fibroblasts-Macrophage Crosstalk in External Inflammatory Root Resorption. Rajeshwari HRS, Kishen A. J Endod. 2023 Sep;49(9):1145-1153 Clinical Outcome of Nonsurgical Root Canal Treatment Using a Matched Single-Cone Obturation Technique with a Calcium Hydroxide-based Sealer: A Retrospective Analysis. Subbiya A, Kishen A, Pradeepkumar AR, Srinivasan N, JothiLatha S, Janani B. J Endod. 2022 Dec;48(12):1486-1492. Proteomic profiling reveals engineered chitosan nanoparticles mediated cellular crosstalk and immunomodulation for therapeutic application in apical periodontitis. Hussein H, Kishen A. Bioact Mater. 2021 Oct 9;11:77-89.