Hongsheng Liu, DMD
Clinical Associate Professor
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine

DMD, Boston University School of Medicine
DDS, Peking University
MSc, Peking University
CAGS, Boston University School of Medicine

Dr. Liu is originally from Beijing, China, where he received his initial dental education at the prestigious Peking University School of Stomatology. Dr. Liu also completed a residency in pediatric dentistry and holds a Master of Oral Biology from Peking. He practiced as a pediatric (children’s) dentist in China from 2000 to 2005, and was both the leading clinical instructor and assistant professor for pre- and post-doctoral training in the University’s Department of Pediatrics during that time. Dr. Liu enrolled in Boston University School of Dental Medicine with advanced standing in 2008, and was awarded both his D.M.D. and Certificate in Endodontics from BU, where he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Oral Biology and Periodontology.
Dr. Liu is currently a clinical investigator in Forsyth Faculty Associates at the Forsyth Institute in Boston, a member of the Board of Resident’s Committee in the Academy of Microscopy Enhanced Dentistry (AMED), and he has maintained his academic and teaching ties with China where he is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Endodontics at Peking University.
Dr. Liu has been involved in both clinical and basic science research since 1997. He is an author and presenter on topics ranging from new techniques and materials in restorative pediatric dentistry, dental pulp and bone marrow stem cell research, inflammatory cells in diabetes and periodontal disease, and gene mutations.

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  1. Koch GK, Gharib H, Liao P, Liu H. Guided Access Cavity Preparation Using Cost-Effective 3D Printers. J Endod. 2022 Jul; 48(7):909-913.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35421408
  2. Ayilavarapu S, Kantarci A, Fredman G, Turkoglu O, Omori K, Liu H, Iwata T, Yagi M, Hasturk H, Van Dyke TE. Diabetes-induced oxidative stress is mediated by Ca2+-independent phospholipase A2 in neutrophils. J Immunol. 2010 Feb 1; 184(3):1507-15.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20053941; PMCID: PMC2847507; DOI: 10.4049/jimmunol.0901219;
  3. Wang F, Liu H, Blanton WP, Belkina A, Lebrasseur NK, Denis GV. Brd2 disruption in mice causes severe obesity without Type 2 diabetes. Biochem J. 2010 Jan 1; 425(1):71-83.View Related Profiles. PMID: 19883376; PMCID: PMC2819394; DOI: 10.1042/BJ20090928;
  4. Shin H, Zhang Y, Jagannathan M, Hasturk H, Kantarci A, Liu H, Van Dyke TE, Ganley-Leal LM, Nikolajczyk BS. B cells from periodontal disease patients express surface Toll-like receptor 4. J Leukoc Biol. 2009 Apr; 85(4):648-55.View Related Profiles. PMID: 19118102; PMCID: PMC2718806; DOI: 10.1189/jlb.0708428;
  5. Omori K, Ohira T, Uchida Y, Ayilavarapu S, Batista EL, Yagi M, Iwata T, Liu H, Hasturk H, Kantarci A, Van Dyke TE. Priming of neutrophil oxidative burst in diabetes requires preassembly of the NADPH oxidase. J Leukoc Biol. 2008 Jul; 84(1):292-301.View Related Profiles. PMID: 18390927; PMCID: PMC2774791; DOI: 10.1189/jlb.1207832;
  6. Yang Y, Bai X, Liu H, Li L, Cao C, Ge L. Novel mutations of cathepsin C gene in two Chinese patients with Papillon-Lefèvre syndrome. J Dent Res. 2007 Aug; 86(8):735-8. PMID: 17652201; DOI: 10.1177/154405910708600809;
  7. El-Sharkawy H, Kantarci A, Deady J, Hasturk H, Liu H, Alshahat M, Van Dyke TE. Platelet-rich plasma: growth factors and pro- and anti-inflammatory properties. J Periodontol. 2007 Apr; 78(4):661-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 17397313
  8. Liu HS, Bai XW, Yang Y, Ge LH. [Multilineage potential of pulp stem cells from human young permanent teeth in vitro]. Beijing Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban. 2007 Feb 18; 39(1):41-5. PMID: 17304325
  9. Qin M, Liu H. Clinical evaluation of a flowable resin composite and flowable compomer for preventive resin restorations. Oper Dent. 2005 Sep-Oct; 30(5):580-7. PMID: 16268391

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