Stephen Hsu

Professor

Stephen Hsu

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences

The Graduate School

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology

Bio

PHD; 1991; University of Cincinnati

MA; 1985; Montclair State University

BS; 1982; Wuhan University

Education

  • Ph.D., Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology University of Cincinnati, 1991

  • MA, Molecular Biology Montclair State University, 1985

  • BS, Biochemistry Wuhan University, 1982

Awards & Honors

  • Georgia Bio Innovation Award 2015

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

  • Innovation in Oral Care Award 2011 IADR/GSK , 2011

  • USA DENCOM Award for Excellence 2011

  • Nomination for ADA Student Clinical Research Program Faculty Advisor Award 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • BMBS 5201

    Bioclinical Seminar I
  • BMBS 5403

    Bioclinical Seminar III
  • BMFN 5101

    Biomedical Foundations I
  • BMOM 5101

    Intro to the Oral Microenviro
  • OBMP 9100

    Journal Club in Oral Biology
  • BMNT 5101

    Nutrition and Community Health
  • OBMP 8003

    Topics in Oral Biology 3
  • OBPR 8003

    Topics in Oral Biology III

Teaching Interests

Nutrition for Dental Professionals (BMNT5003): Course Director

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate (EGCG) Inhibits SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Primate Epithelial Cells, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Effects of Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate-Palmitate (EC16) on In Vitro Norovirus Infection, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Bactericidal and Fungicidal Activities of Novel ProtecTeaV Formulations - Alcohol-Based Hand Hygiene and Surface Disinfectant Prototypes Containing Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate-Palmitate (EC16), 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Antiviral Effect of Extract from Fagopyrum buckwheats Against Two Nonenveloped Viruses, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Enhanced Sporicidal Activity of Alcohol and Epigallocatechin-Palmitate-Based Hand Hygiene Formulations Comprised of Plant-Derived Compounds, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

1.Virucudal and sporicidal activity of EGCG-palmitate in novel formulations for surface disinfectant and hand hygiene products.
2. Antiviral effect of green tea polyphenols against SARS-CoV-2 and other viral infections.
3. Potential application of green tea polyphenols in prevention and management of autoimmune disorders associated with Sjogren''s syndrome.

Clinical Interests

1. Clinical trial: managing xerostomia with botanical formulation. 2. Clinical trial: treatment of herpes simplex virus infection with modified green tea catechin. 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
  • Pre-Tenure Committee 2017 - 2017

    Role: Committee Chair
  • 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
  • Search Committee assigned in person interview 2021 - 2021

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • 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

  • World Conference on Infectious Diseases 2021 - Present

    Role: Program Organizer
  • IADR Salivary Research Group 2012 - Present

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

    Role: Member