Stephen Hsu

Professor

Stephen Hsu

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Bio

PHD; 1991; University of Cincinnati MA; 1985; Montclair State University BS; 1982; Wuhan University

Education

  • Ph.D., Cell/Cellular Bio and Histolog University of Cincinnati, 1991

  • MA, Molecular Bio Montclair State University, 1985

  • BS, Biochem Wuhan University, 1982

Awards & Honors

  • Georgia Bio Innovation Award 2015

  • 2015 Oral Discoveries & Inventions Award Gergia Dental Association, 2015

  • Hangzhou Overseas Talent Award 2013

  • Wuhan 3551 Talent Award 2013

  • Chu Tian Scholar (楚天学者) Award 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • DBIO 5001

    Biochemical Basis of Oral Heal
  • OBMP 5001

    Bioclinical Seminar I
  • OBMP 5002

    Bioclinical Seminar II
  • OBMP 9300

    Research
  • OBMP 8003

    Topics in Oral Biology 3
  • OBPR 8003

    Topics in Oral Biology III
  • OBMP 5003

    Special Topics in Oral Biology
  • DMIC 5003

    Cariology
  • OBMP 9210

    Invest of Problem
  • VBIO 8130

    Modern Drug Discovery/Developm
  • DBIO 5003

    Nutrition

Teaching Interests

Nutrition for Dental Professionals (DBIO5003): Course Director Biochemistry (DBIO5001): Course Director

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • A Phase II Trial of AverTeaX for Treating Herpes Labialis, 2015
  • A phase II clinical trial of a natural formulation containing tea catechins for xerostomia, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A phase II clinical trial of a natural formulation containing tea catechins for xerostomia, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Antioxidant effects of lipophilic tea polyphenols on diethylnitrosamine/phenobarbital-induced hepatocarcinogenesis in rats, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Antioxidant effects of lipophilic tea polyphenols on diethylnitrosamine/phenobarbital-induced hepatocarcinogenesis in rats, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

1. Mechanisms and signal transduction pathways associated with green tea Polyphenol-induced differential intracellular response in normal and malignant epithelial cells, and the application of these phytochemicals as potential chemopreventive measure against oral and skin cancer. 2. Beneficial properties of green tea constituents to prevent and manage skin diseases such as psoriasis, and to improve skin conditions. 3. Potential application of green tea polyphenols in prevention and management of autoimmune disorders associated with Sjogren''s syndome. Clinical Interests 1. Clinical trial: managing xerostomia with botanical formulation. 2. Clinical trial: treatment of herpes simplex virus infecton with modified green tea cetachin. 3. Clinical study: modified green tea polyphenols for controlling dandruff

Department Service

  • Biochemnistry Faculty Search Committee 2015 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Promotion and Tenure Committee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Development Committee 2000 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committee member for Chair of Oral Biology 2012 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committee member for Associate Dean for Research 2012 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Intellectual Property Review Committee 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Inter-professional Education Focus Group 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • IGP Review Committee 2012 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committee member for Dean of College of Dental Medicine 2012 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • IADR Salivary Research Group 2012 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Inflammation & Allergy – Drug Target Editorial Board 2009 - Present

    Role: Member