Erin L Hsu



  1. Hsu E, Sonn K, Kannan A, Bellary S, Yun C, Hashmi S, et al. Dioxin Exposure Impairs BMP-2-Mediated Spinal Fusion in a Rat Arthrodesis Model. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2015;97:1003-10 pubmed publisher
    ..Since dioxin and other similar cigarette smoke toxins exert their effects through Ahr pathway activation, the receptor represents a potential therapeutic target to improve spinal fusion rates in patients who smoke. ..
  2. Yun C, Katchko K, Schallmo M, Jeong S, Yun J, Chen C, et al. Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor Antagonists Mitigate the Effects of Dioxin on Critical Cellular Functions in Differentiating Human Osteoblast-Like Cells. Int J Mol Sci. 2018;19: pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, the AhR may represent a potential therapeutic target for orthopedic patients who smoke cigarettes, or those who are exposed to secondhand smoke or other environmental sources of aryl hydrocarbons. ..