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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Doh RM, Kim S, Keum KC, Kim JW, Shim JS, Jung HS, Park KM & Chung MK. Postoperative irradiation after implant placement: A pilot study for prosthetic reconstruction. The Journal of Advanced Prosthodontics 2016;8:363. doi:10.4047/jap.2016.8.5.363
  7. WU Z, Epasinghe DJ, He J, Li L, Green DW, Lee MJ & Jung HS. Altered tooth morphogenesis after silencing the planar cell polarity core component, Vangl2. Cell and Tissue Research 2016;. doi:10.1007/s00441-016-2489-4
  8. Kang CM, Kim SO, Jeon M, Choi HJ, Jung HS & Lee JH. Comparison of Stemness and Gene Expression between Gingiva and Dental Follicles in Children. Stem Cells International 2016;2016:1-11. doi:10.1155/2016/8596520
  9. Goto T, Yeung WKA, Tanabe HC, Ito Y, Jung HS & Ninomiya Y. Enhancement of Combined Umami and Salty Taste by Glutathione in the Human Tongue and Brain. Chemical Senses 2016;41:623-630. doi:10.1093/chemse/bjw066
  10. Na J, Lee K, Na W, Shin JY, Lee MJ, Yune TY, Lee HW, Jung HS, Kim WS & Ju BG. Histone H3K27 Demethylase JMJD3 in Cooperation with NF-κB Regulates Keratinocyte Wound Healing. Journal of Investigative Dermatology 2016;136:847-858. doi:10.1016/j.jid.2015.11.029

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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