Academic Staff

Jung, Han Sung

Professor Jung, Han Sung

BSc, PhD (UK)

Title: Professor in Oral Biosciences
Discipline area: Applied Oral Sciences
Tel: 2859 0492
Research profiles: HKU Scholars Hub Scopus Biomedexperts Researcher ID ORCID

Areas of Research Expertise

  1. Craniofacial development
  2. Bioengineered teeth
  3. Stem cell biology

Faculty Research Group

Selected Latest Publications


  1. Lee SH, Park YB, Moon HS, Shim JS, Jung HS, Kim HJ & Chung MK. The role of rhFGF-2 soaked polymer membrane for enhancement of guided bone regeneration. Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition 2017;:1-19. doi:10.1080/09205063.2017.1354676
  2. Park MK, Min SY, Song JS, Lee JE, Jung HS & Kim SO. Estimated Time of Biomineralization in Developing Rat Incisors. THE JOURNAL OF THE KOREAN ACADEMY OF PEDTATRIC DENTISTRY 2017;44:138-146. doi:10.5933/JKAPD.2017.44.2.138
  3. Bae DH, Lee JH, Song JS, Jung HS, Choi HJ & Kim JH. Genetic analysis of non-syndromic familial multiple supernumerary premolars. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica 2017;:1-5. doi:10.1080/00016357.2017.1312515
  4. Kim WT, Choi HS, Hwang HJ, Jung HS & Ryu CJ. Correction: Epitope Mapping of Antibodies Suggests the Novel Membrane Topology of B-Cell Receptor Associated Protein 31 on the Cell Surface of Embryonic Stem Cells: The Novel Membrane Topology of BAP31. PLOS ONE 2017;12:e0170145. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0170145
  5. Green DW, Lee KH, Watson JH, Kim HY, Yoon KS, Kim EJ, Lee JM, Watson GS & Jung HS. High Quality Bioreplication of Intricate nanostructures from a Fragile Gecko Skin Surface with Bactericidal Properties. Scientific Reports 2017;:1-12. doi:10.1038/srep41023
  6. Park MK, Shin MK, Kim SO, Lee HS, Lee JH, Jung HS & Song JS. Prevalence of delayed tooth development and its relation to tooth agenesis in Korean children. Archives of Oral Biology 2017;73:243-247. doi:10.1016/j.archoralbio.2016.10.024
  7. Kim WT, Shin S, Hwang HJ, Kim MY, Jung HS, Park H, Ryu CJ & Gill AC. Molecular Characterization of Two Monoclonal Antibodies against the Same Epitope on B-Cell Receptor Associated Protein 31. PLOS ONE 2016;11:e0167527. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0167527
  8. Kim MY, Choi H, Lee JH, Kim JH, Jung HS, Kim JH, Park YB & Moon HS. UV Photofunctionalization Effect on Bone Graft in Critical One-Wall Defect around Implant: A Pilot Study in Beagle Dogs. BioMed Research International 2016;2016:1-9. doi:10.1155/2016/4385279
  9. Green DW, Ben-Nissan B, Yoon KS, Milthorpe B & Jung HS. Natural and Synthetic Coral Biomineralization for Human Bone Revitalization. Trends in Biotechnology 2016;. doi:10.1016/j.tibtech.2016.10.003
  10. Li L, Tang Q, Nakamujra T, Suh JG, Ohshima H & Jung HS. Fine tuning of Rac1 and RhoA alters cuspal shapes by remolding the cellular geometry. Scientific Reports 2016;6:37828. doi:10.1038/srep37828

Books and Chapters

  1. Green DW & Jung HS. Designer Supersurafaces via Bioinspiration and Biomimetics for Dental materials and Structures. In Interface Oral Health Sciences 2014.2015,pp.131-143.
  2. Green DW & Jung HS. Designer supersurfaces via bioinspiration and biomimicry applied to dental materials and structures.. In Innovative Research on Biosis-Abiosis Intelligent Interface..

Research Grants

Principal Investigator :

  1. 2013-: Development and regeneration; Implications for total and partial reconstruction of the tooth by dental mesenchymal progenitor cells [Seed Funding Programme for Basic Research] (HKD120,000)


  1. Editorial Board (Frontiers in Craniofacial Biology) 2015
  2. Editorial Board (Regenerative Medicine) 2015
  3. Editorial Board (Experimental and Molecular Medicine) 2015
  4. Editorial Board (Congenital Anomalies Editorial Board) 2015
  5. Editorial Board (Journal of Oral Biosciences) 2015

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