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 9300

    Research
  • 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

  • Feasibility Study of Developing a Saline-Based Antiviral Nanoformulation Containing Lipid-Soluble EGCG: A Potential Nasal Drug to Treat Long COVID, 2024
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Nasal and oral saline for SARS-CoV-2 infection: Recommendations by an international network, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Evaluation of Epigallocatechin-3-Gallate-Palmitate (EC16) in Nasal Formulations Against Human Coronavirus, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • How Much Effect Does Alcohol Have Against Alcohol- Resistant Norovirus?, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Over-the-counter sialagogues: pH, enamel dissolution, and biocompatibility, 2022
    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

  • Faculty search committee 2023 - 2023

    Role: Committee Member
  • 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
  • Western University 2023 - 2023

    Role: Reviewer
  • NIH, ZRG1 DCAI-B (13) 2023 - 2023

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer