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Gene E. Watson, D.D.S., Ph.D.
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About Me

Dr. Watson, who has been with the Faculty Practice for more than 20 years, performs research in dry mouth, cavities, and the positive and negative effects of dental drugs. He has published and lectured nationally and internationally, and has served as a consultant to the Centers for Disease Control ...
Dr. Watson, who has been with the Faculty Practice for more than 20 years, performs research in dry mouth, cavities, and the positive and negative effects of dental drugs. He has published and lectured nationally and internationally, and has served as a consultant to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs. In addition to dentistry, Dr. Watson is jointly appointed in the Department of Environmental Medicine and the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

Faculty Appointments

Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Dentistry (SMD)

Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Environmental Medicine (SMD) - Joint

Professor (Part-Time) - Department of Pharmacology and Physiology (SMD) - Joint

Credentials

Education

PHD | University of Rochester School of Medicine/Dentistry. Clinical Pharmacology. 1995

DDS | West Virginia University School of Medicine. 1980

Awards

URMC Excellence in Research Award - 2007. 2007

National Research Service Award. 1987 - 1993

Publications

Journal Articles

Dietary Selenium and Mercury Intakes from Fish Consumption During Pregnancy: Seychelles Child Development Study Nutrition Cohort 2.

Wesolowska M, Yeates AJ, McSorley EM, Watson GE, van Wijngaarden E, Bodin N, Govinden R, Jean-Baptiste J, Desnousse S, Shamlaye CF, Myers GJ, Strain JJ, Mulhern MS

Neurotoxicology.. 2023 December 20 Epub 12/20/2023.

Synchrotron speciation of umbilical cord mercury and selenium after environmental exposure in Niigata.

Weng M, Dolgova NV, Vogt LI, Qureshi M, Sokaras D, Kroll T, Sait? H, O'Donoghue JL, Watson GE, Myers GJ, Sekikawa T, Pickering IJ, George GN

Neurotoxicology.. 2023 December 19 Epub 12/19/2023.

KEAP1 polymorphisms and neurodevelopmental outcomes in children with exposure to prenatal MeHg from the Seychelles Child Development Study Nutrition Cohort 2.

de Paula HK, Love TM, Pineda D, Watson GE, Thurston SW, Yeates AJ, Mulhern MS, McSorley EM, Strain JJ, Shamlaye CF, Myers GJ, Rand MD, van Wijngaarden E, Broberg K

Neurotoxicology.. 2023 October 17 Epub 10/17/2023.

Postnatal methylmercury exposure and neurodevelopmental outcomes at 7 years of age in the Seychelles Child Development Study Nutrition Cohort 2.

Klus JK, Thurston SW, Myers G, Watson GE, Rand MD, Love TM, Yeates AJ, Mulhern MS, McSorley EM, Strain JJ, Shamlaye C, van Wijngaarden E

Neurotoxicology.. 2023 October 11 Epub 10/11/2023.

Synchrotron X-ray methods in the study of mercury neurotoxicology.

James AK, Popescu BF, Weng M, Myers GJ, O'Donoghue JL, Watson GE, Pickering IJ, George GN

Neurotoxicology.. 2023 October 4 Epub 10/04/2023.

Relationship of Mercury and Selenium in Ocean Fish Frequently Consumed in the Seychelles: A Comparison to Levels in Ocean Fish Consumed in the US.

Zareba G, Harrington D, Scrimale T, LeEsperance A, Watson GE, van Wijngaarden E, Shamlaye CF, Nicholas T, Myers GJ, Thurston SW

Neurotoxicology.. 2023 September 5 Epub 09/05/2023.

Maternal fish consumption and child neurodevelopment in Nutrition 1 Cohort: Seychelles Child Development Study.

Conway MC, Yeates AJ, Love TM, Weller D, McSorley EM, Mulhern MS, Wesolowska M, Watson GE, Myers GJ, Shamlaye CF, Henderson J, Davidson PW, van Wijngaarden E, Strain JJ

The British journal of nutrition.. 2023 February 10 :1-21. Epub 02/10/2023.

The association of auditory function measures with low-level methylmercury from oceanic fish consumption and mercury vapor from amalgam: The Seychelles Child Development Study Nutrition 1 Cohort.

Orlando MS, Love T, Harrington D, Dziorny AC, Shamlaye CF, Watson GE, van Wijngaarden E, Davidson PW, Myers GJ

Neurotoxicology.. 2023 January 5 Epub 01/05/2023.

A Prospective Longitudinal Study of Early Childhood Caries Onset in Initially Caries-Free Children.

Kopycka-Kedzierawski DT, Billings RJ, Feng C, Ragusa PG, Flint K, Watson GE, Wong CL, Manning S, Gill SR, O'Connor TG

JDR clinical and translational research.. 2022 June 9 :23800844221101800. Epub 06/09/2022.

Contribution of child ABC-transporter genetics to prenatal MeHg exposure and neurodevelopment.

Love TM, Wahlberg K, Pineda D, Watson GE, Zareba G, Thurston SW, Davidson PW, Shamlaye CF, Myers GJ, Rand M, van Wijngaarden E, Broberg K

Neurotoxicology.. 2022 May 30 Epub 05/30/2022.

Molecular Fates of Organometallic Mercury in Human Brain.

James AK, Dolgova NV, Nehzati S, Korbas M, Cotelesage JJH, Sokaras D, Kroll T, O'Donoghue JL, Watson GE, Myers GJ, Pickering IJ, George GN

ACS chemical neuroscience.. 2022 May 11 Epub 05/11/2022.

Serum cytokines are associated with n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and not with methylmercury measured in infant cord blood in the Seychelles child development study.

Spence T, Zavez A, Allsopp PJ, Conway MC, Yeates AJ, Mulhern MS, van Wijngaarden E, Strain JJ, Myers GJ, Watson GE, Davidson PW, Shamlaye CF, Thurston SW, McSorley EM

Environmental research.. 2021 September 4 :112003. Epub 09/04/2021.

Anticholinergic medication-related dry mouth and effects on the salivary glands.

Arany S, Kopycka-Kedzierawski DT, Caprio TV, Watson GE

Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology.. 2021 August 29 Epub 08/29/2021.

Social, Psychological, and Behavioral Predictors of Salivary Bacteria, Yeast in Caries-Free Children.

Kopycka-Kedzierawski DT, Scott-Anne K, Ragusa PG, Cvetanovska M, Flint K, Feng C, Watson GE, Wong CL, Billings RJ, Quivey RJ, O'Connor TG

JDR clinical and translational research.. 2021 March 10 :2380084421999365. Epub 03/10/2021.

Duration of effect of Biotène spray in patients with symptomatic dry mouth: A pilot study.

Lung CB, Watson GE, Verma S, Feng C, Saunders RH

Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology.. 2021 January 16 Epub 01/16/2021.

Associations of prenatal methylmercury exposure and maternal polyunsaturated fatty acid status with neurodevelopmental outcomes at 7 years of age: results from the Seychelles Child Development Study Nutrition Cohort 2.

Strain JJ, Love TM, Yeates AJ, Weller D, Mulhern MS, McSorley EM, Thurston SW, Watson GE, Mruzek D, Broberg K, Rand MD, Henderson J, Shamlaye CF, Myers GJ, Davidson PW, van Wijngaarden E

The American journal of clinical nutrition.. 2020 December 17 Epub 12/17/2020.

Prenatal methylmercury exposure and DNA methylation in seven-year-old children in the Seychelles Child Development Study.

Cediel Ulloa A, Gliga A, Love TM, Pineda D, Mruzek DW, Watson GE, Davidson PW, Shamlaye CF, Strain JJ, Myers GJ, van Wijngaarden E, Ruegg J, Broberg K

Environment international.. 2020 December 16147 :106321. Epub 12/16/2020.

The influence of fish consumption on serum n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) concentrations in women of childbearing age: a randomised controlled trial (the iFish Study).

Conway MC, McSorley EM, Mulhern MS, Spence T, Wijngaarden EV, Watson GE, Wahlberg K, Pineda D, Broberg K, Hyland BW, Cobice DF, Strain JJ, Yeates AJ

European journal of nutrition.. 2020 July 28 Epub 07/28/2020.

Maternal Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Status, Methylmercury Exposure, and Birth Outcomes in a High-Fish-Eating Mother-Child Cohort.

Yeates AJ, Zavez A, Thurston SW, McSorley EM, Mulhern MS, Alhamdow A, Engström K, Wahlberg K, Strain JJ, Watson GE, Myers GJ, Davidson PW, Shamlaye CF, Broberg K, van Wijngaarden E

The Journal of nutrition.. 2020 May 20 Epub 05/20/2020.

Neuropathology Associated with Exposure to Different Concentrations and Species of Mercury: A Review of Autopsy Cases and the Literature.

O'Donoghue JL, Watson GE, Brewer R, Zareba G, Eto K, Takahashi H, Marumoto M, Love T, Harrington D, Myers GJ

Neurotoxicology.. 2020 February 21 Epub 02/21/2020.

Inflammatory Biomarkers and Growth Factors in Saliva and Gingival Crevicular Fluid of E-cigarette users, Cigarette smokers, and Dual smokers: A pilot study.

Ye D, Gajendra S, Lawyer G, Jadeja N, Pishey D, Pathagunti S, Lyons J, Veazie P, Watson G, McIntosh S, Rahman I

Journal of periodontology.. 2020 February 12 Epub 02/12/2020.

Association of Audiometric Measures with plasma long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in a high-fish eating population: The Seychelles Child Development Study.

Orlando MS, Dziorny AC, Love T, Harrington D, Shamlaye CF, Watson G, van Wijngaarden E, Zareba G, Davidson PW, Mulhern MS, McSorley EM, Yeates AJ, Strain JJ, Myers GJ

Neurotoxicology.. 2020 January 23 Epub 01/23/2020.

Rethinking the Minamata Tragedy: What Mercury Species was really Responsible?

George GN, Pickering IJ, Krone PH, Myers GJ, Watson G, O'Donoghue JL, Eto K, Kroll T, Sokaras D, Dolgova NV, Nehzati S, James AK

Environmental science & technology.. 2020 January 17 Epub 01/17/2020.

Methylmercury and long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids are associated with immune dysregulation in young adults from the Seychelles child development study.

Strain JJ, Shamlaye CF, Watson GE, Myers GJ, Davidson PW, Conway MC, Allsopp PJ, Jusko TA, Love T, Thurston SW, Harrington D, Mulhern MS, Spence T, Yeates AJ, van Wijngaarden E, McSorley EM

Environmental research.. 2020 January 7183 :109072. Epub 01/07/2020.

Associations between maternal inflammation during pregnancy and infant birth outcomes in the Seychelles Child Development Study.

Yeates AJ, McSorley EM, Mulhern MS, Spence T, Crowe W, Grzesik K, Thurston SW, Watson GE, Myers GJ, Davidson PW, Shamlaye CF, van Wijngaarden E, Strain JJ

Journal of reproductive immunology.. 2019 October 23137 :102623. Epub 10/23/2019.

Maternal immune markers during pregnancy and child neurodevelopmental outcomes at age 20 months in the Seychelles Child Development Study.

Irwin JL, McSorley EM, Yeates AJ, Mulhern MS, Strain JJ, Watson GE, Grzesik K, Thurston SW, Love TM, Smith TH, Broberg K, Shamlaye CF, Myers GJ, Davidson PW, van Wijngaarden

Journal of neuroimmunology.. 2019 August 14335 :577023. Epub 08/14/2019.

Prenatal and recent methylmercury exposure and heart rate variability in young adults: the Seychelles Child Development Study.

Zareba W, Thurston SW, Zareba G, Couderc JP, Evans K, Xia J, Watson GE, Strain JJ, McSorley E, Yeates A, Mulhern M, Shamlaye CF, Bovet P, van Wijngaarden E, Davidson PW, Myers GJ

Neurotoxicology and teratology.. 2019 May 22 :106810. Epub 05/22/2019.

Associations of blood mercury and fatty acid concentrations with blood mitochondrial DNA copy number in the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study.

Xu Y, Wahlberg K, Love TM, Watson GE, Yeates AJ, Mulhern MS, McSorley EM, Strain JJ, Davidson PW, Shamlaye CF, Rand MD, Myers GJ, van Wijngaarden E, Broberg K

Environment international.. 2019 January 17124 :278-283. Epub 01/17/2019.

Maternal Gestational Immune Response and Autism Spectrum Disorder Phenotypes at 7 Years of Age in the Seychelles Child Development Study.

Irwin JL, Yeates AJ, Mulhern MS, McSorley EM, Strain JJ, Watson GE, Grzesik K, Thurston SW, Love TM, Smith TH, Mruzek DW, Shamlaye CF, Monthy C, Myers GJ, Davidson PW, van Wijngaarden E

Molecular neurobiology.. 2018 November 14 Epub 11/14/2018.

Associations of maternal immune response with MeHg exposure at 28 weeks' gestation in the Seychelles Child Development Study.

McSorley EM, Yeates AJ, Mulhern MS, van Wijngaarden E, Grzesik K, Thurston SW, Spence T, Crowe W, Davidson PW, Zareba G, Myers GJ, Watson GE, Shamlaye CF, Strain JJ

American journal of reproductive immunology : AJRI.. 2018 November 80 (5):e13046. Epub 09/17/2018.

Inflammatory response following in vitro exposure to methylmercury with and without n-3 long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from systemic lupus erythematosus patients compared to healthy controls.

Crowe W, Allsopp PJ, Nyland JF, Magee PJ, Strain JJ, Doherty LC, Watson GE, Ball E, Riddell C, Armstrong DJ, Penta K, Todd JJ, Spence T, McSorley EM

Toxicology in vitro : an international journal published in association with BIBRA.. 2018 October 52 :272-278. Epub 05/17/2018.

Maternal polymorphisms in glutathione-related genes are associated with maternal mercury concentrations and early child neurodevelopment in a population with a fish-rich diet.

Wahlberg K, Love TM, Pineda D, Engström K, Watson GE, Thurston SW, Yeates AJ, Mulhern MS, McSorley EM, Strain JJ, Smith TH, Davidson PW, Shamlaye CF, Myers GJ, Rand MD, van Wijngaarden E, Broberg K

Environment international.. 2018 June 115 :142-149. Epub 03/21/2018.

Analysis of Nonlinear Associations between Prenatal Methylmercury Exposure from Fish Consumption and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in the Seychelles Main Cohort at 17 Years.

Huang LS, Cory-Slechta DA, Cox C, Thurston SW, Shamlaye CF, Watson GE, van Wijngaarden E, Zareba G, Strain JJ, Myers GJ, Davidson PW

Stochastic environmental research and risk assessment : research journal.. 2018 April 32 (4):893-904. Epub 09/06/2017.

The association between early-life relative telomere length and childhood neurodevelopment.

Feiler MO, Patel D, Li H, Meacham PJ, Watson GE, Shamlaye C, Yeates A, Broberg K, van Wijngaarden E

Neurotoxicology.. 2018 March 65 :22-27. Epub 01/31/2018.

Editor's Highlight: Variation in Methylmercury Metabolism and Elimination Status in Humans Following Fish Consumption.

Caito SW, Jackson BP, Punshon T, Scrimale T, Grier A, Gill SR, Love TM, Watson GE, van Wijngaarden E, Rand MD

Toxicological sciences : an official journal of the Society of Toxicology.. 2018 February 1161 (2):443-453. Epub 1900 01 01.

Maternal Vitamin D Status and the Relationship with Neonatal Anthropometric and Childhood Neurodevelopmental Outcomes: Results from the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study.

Laird E, Thurston SW, van Wijngaarden E, Shamlaye CF, Myers GJ, Davidson PW, Watson GE, McSorley EM, Mulhern MS, Yeates AJ, Ward M, McNulty H, Strain JJ

Nutrients.. 2017 November 119 (11)Epub 11/11/2017.

PUFA Status and Methylmercury Exposure Are Not Associated with Leukocyte Telomere Length in Mothers or Their Children in the Seychelles Child Development Study.

Yeates AJ, Thurston SW, Li H, Mulhern MS, McSorley EM, Watson GE, Shamlaye CF, Strain JJ, Myers GJ, Davidson PW, van Wijngaarden E, Broberg K

The Journal of nutrition.. 2017 November 147 (11):2018-2024. Epub 10/04/2017.

CYP3A genes and the association between prenatal methylmercury exposure and neurodevelopment.

Llop S, Tran V, Ballester F, Barbone F, Sofianou-Katsoulis A, Sunyer J, Engström K, Alhamdow A, Love TM, Watson GE, Bustamante M, Murcia M, Iñiguez C, Shamlaye CF, Rosolen V, Mariuz M, Horvat M, Tratnik JS, Mazej D, van Wijngaarden E, Davidson PW, Myers GJ, Rand MD, Broberg K

Environment international.. 2017 August 105 :34-42. Epub 05/10/2017.

Mercury as an environmental stimulus in the development of autoimmunity - A systematic review.

Crowe W, Allsopp PJ, Watson GE, Magee PJ, Strain JJ, Armstrong DJ, Ball E, McSorley EM

Autoimmunity reviews.. 2017 January 16 (1):72-80. Epub 09/23/2016.

Methyl mercury exposure and neurodevelopmental outcomes in the Seychelles Child Development Study Main cohort at age 22 and 24years.

van Wijngaarden E, Thurston SW, Myers GJ, Harrington D, Cory-Slechta DA, Strain JJ, Watson GE, Zareba G, Love T, Henderson J, Shamlaye CF, Davidson PW

Neurotoxicology and teratology.. 2017 59 :35-42. Epub 10/28/2016.

Polymorphisms in ATP-binding cassette transporters associated with maternal methylmercury disposition and infant neurodevelopment in mother-infant pairs in the Seychelles Child Development Study.

Engström K, Love TM, Watson GE, Zareba G, Yeates A, Wahlberg K, Alhamdow A, Thurston SW, Mulhern M, McSorley EM, Strain JJ, Davidson PW, Shamlaye CF, Myers GJ, Rand MD, van Wijngaarden E, Broberg K

Environment international.. 2016 September 94 :224-229. Epub 06/02/2016.

Methods for Individualized Determination of Methylmercury Elimination Rate and De-Methylation Status in Humans Following Fish Consumption.

Rand MD, Vorojeikina D, van Wijngaarden E, Jackson BP, Scrimale T, Zareba G, Love TM, Myers GJ, Watson G

Toxicological sciences : an official journal of the Society of Toxicology.. 2016 February 149 (2):385-95. Epub 11/15/2015.

Mercury in Hair Is Inversely Related to Disease Associated Damage in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus.

Crowe W, Doherty L, Watson G, Armstrong D, Ball E, Magee P, Allsopp P, Bell A, Strain JJ, McSorley E

International journal of environmental research and public health.. 2015 December 2313 (1):ijerph13010075. Epub 12/23/2015.

Genetic variation in FADS genes is associated with maternal long-chain PUFA status but not with cognitive development of infants in a high fish-eating observational study.

Yeates AJ, Love TM, Engström K, Mulhern MS, McSorley EM, Grzesik K, Alhamdow A, Wahlberg K, Thurston SW, Davidson PW, van Wijngaarden E, Watson GE, Shamlaye CF, Myers GJ, Strain JJ, Broberg K

Prostaglandins, leukotrienes, and essential fatty acids.. 2015 December 102-103 :13-20. Epub 09/14/2015.

The collagen binding protein Cnm contributes to oral colonization and cariogenicity of Streptococcus mutans OMZ175.

Miller JH, Avilés-Reyes A, Scott-Anne K, Gregoire S, Watson GE, Sampson E, Progulske-Fox A, Koo H, Bowen WH, Lemos JA, Abranches J

Infection and immunity.. 2015 May 83 (5):2001-10. Epub 03/02/2015.

Prenatal exposure to methyl mercury from fish consumption and polyunsaturated fatty acids: associations with child development at 20 mo of age in an observational study in the Republic of Seychelles.

Strain J, Yeates AJ, van Wijngaarden E, Thurston SW, Mulhern MS, McSorley EM, Watson GE, Love TM, Smith TH, Yost K, Harrington D, Shamlaye CF, Henderson J, Myers GJ, Davidson PW

The American journal of clinical nutrition.. 2015 March 101 (3):530-7. Epub 01/21/2015.

Methylmercury exposure and developmental neurotoxicity

Myers GJ; Davidson PW; Watson GE; van Wijngaarden E; Thurston SW; Strain JJ; Shamlaye CF; Bovet P.

Bull World Health Organ. 2015; 93(2): 132A-132B.

Pharmacokinetics of fluoride in toddlers after application of 5% sodium fluoride dental varnish.

Milgrom P, Taves DM, Kim AS, Watson GE, Horst JA

Pediatrics.. 2014 September 134 (3):e870-4. Epub 08/18/2014.

Symbiotic relationship between Streptococcus mutans and Candida albicans synergizes virulence of plaque biofilms in vivo.

Falsetta ML, Klein MI, Colonne PM, Scott-Anne K, Gregoire S, Pai CH, Gonzalez M, Watson G, Krysan DJ, Bowen WH, Koo H

Infection and immunity.. 2014 May 82 (5):1968-81. Epub 02/24/2014.

Prenatal exposure to methylmercury and LCPUFA in relation to birth weight.

van Wijngaarden E, Harrington D, Kobrosly R, Thurston SW, O'Hara T, McSorley EM, Myers GJ, Watson GE, Shamlaye CF, Strain JJ, Davidson PW

Annals of epidemiology.. 2014 April 24 (4):273-8. Epub 01/16/2014.

Sex-dependent and non-monotonic enhancement and unmasking of methylmercury neurotoxicity by prenatal stress.

Weston HI, Sobolewski M, Allen JL, Weston D, Conrad K, Pelkowski S, Watson GE, Zareba G, Cory-Slechta DA

Neurotoxicology.. 2014 March 41 :123-40. Epub 02/03/2014.

Associations between prenatal and recent postnatal methylmercury exposure and auditory function at age 19 years in the Seychelles Child Development Study.

Orlando MS, Dziorny AC, Harrington D, Love T, Shamlaye CF, Watson GE, van Wijngaarden E, Davidson PW, Myers GJ

Neurotoxicology and teratology.. 2014 46 :68-76. Epub 1900 01 01.

Autism spectrum disorder phenotypes and prenatal exposure to methylmercury.

van Wijngaarden E, Davidson PW, Smith TH, Evans K, Yost K, Love T, Thurston SW, Watson GE, Zareba G, Burns CM, Shamlaye CF, Myers GJ

Epidemiology.. 2013 September 24 (5):651-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Choline status and neurodevelopmental outcomes at 5 years of age in the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study.

Strain JJ, McSorley EM, van Wijngaarden E, Kobrosly RW, Bonham MP, Mulhern MS, McAfee AJ, Davidson PW, Shamlaye CF, Henderson J, Watson GE, Thurston SW, Wallace JM, Ueland PM, Myers GJ

The British journal of nutrition.. 2013 July 28110 (2):330-6. Epub 01/09/2013.

Prenatal methyl mercury exposure in relation to neurodevelopment and behavior at 19 years of age in the Seychelles Child Development Study.

van Wijngaarden E, Thurston SW, Myers GJ, Strain JJ, Weiss B, Zarcone T, Watson GE, Zareba G, McSorley EM, Mulhern MS, Yeates AJ, Henderson J, Gedeon J, Shamlaye CF, Davidson PW

Neurotoxicology and teratology.. 2013 39 :19-25. Epub 06/14/2013.

Neurodevelopmental outcomes at 5 years in children exposed prenatally to maternal dental amalgam: the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study.

Watson GE, van Wijngaarden E, Love TM, McSorley EM, Bonham MP, Mulhern MS, Yeates AJ, Davidson PW, Shamlaye CF, Strain JJ, Thurston SW, Harrington D, Zareba G, Wallace JM, Myers GJ

Neurotoxicology and teratology.. 2013 39 :57-62. Epub 07/13/2013.

Short term serum pharmacokinetics of diammine silver fluoride after oral application.

Vasquez E, Zegarra G, Chirinos E, Castillo JL, Taves DR, Watson GE, Dills R, Mancl LL, Milgrom P

BMC oral health.. 2012 December 3112 :60. Epub 12/31/2012.

Prenatal exposure to dental amalgam in the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study: associations with neurodevelopmental outcomes at 9 and 30 months.

Watson GE, Evans K, Thurston SW, van Wijngaarden E, Wallace JM, McSorley EM, Bonham MP, Mulhern MS, McAfee AJ, Davidson PW, Shamlaye CF, Strain JJ, Love T, Zareba G, Myers GJ

Neurotoxicology.. 2012 December 33 (6):1511-7. Epub 10/12/2012.

Maternal PUFA status but not prenatal methylmercury exposure is associated with children's language functions at age five years in the Seychelles.

Strain JJ, Davidson PW, Thurston SW, Harrington D, Mulhern MS, McAfee AJ, van Wijngaarden E, Shamlaye CF, Henderson J, Watson GE, Zareba G, Cory-Slechta DA, Lynch M, Wallace JM, McSorley EM, Bonham MP, Stokes-Riner A, Sloane-Reeves J, Janciuras J, Wong R, Clarkson TW, Myers GJ

The Journal of nutrition.. 2012 November 142 (11):1943-9. Epub 09/26/2012.

Intakes and adequacy of potentially important nutrients for cognitive development among 5-year-old children in the Seychelles Child Development and Nutrition Study.

McAfee AJ, Mulhern MS, McSorley EM, Wallace JM, Bonham MP, Faure J, Romain S, Esther C, Shamlaye CF, Watson GE, Myers GJ, Clarkson TW, Davidson PW, Strain J

Public health nutrition.. 2012 September 15 (9):1670-7. Epub 02/10/2012.

Fish consumption and prenatal methylmercury exposure: cognitive and behavioral outcomes in the main cohort at 17 years from the Seychelles child development study.

Davidson PW, Cory-Slechta DA, Thurston SW, Huang LS, Shamlaye CF, Gunzler D, Watson G, van Wijngaarden E, Zareba G, Klein JD, Clarkson TW, Strain JJ, Myers GJ

Neurotoxicology.. 2011 December 32 (6):711-7. Epub 08/25/2011.

The chemical forms of mercury and selenium in whale skeletal muscle.

George GN, Macdonald TC, Korbas M, Singh SP, Myers GJ, Watson GE, O'Donoghue JL, Pickering IJ

Metallomics : integrated biometal science.. 2011 November 3 (11):1232-7. Epub 09/21/2011.

Prenatal exposure to dental amalgam: evidence from the Seychelles Child Development Study main cohort.

Watson GE, Lynch M, Myers GJ, Shamlaye CF, Thurston SW, Zareba G, Clarkson TW, Davidson PW

The Journal of the American Dental Association.. 2011 November 142 (11):1283-94. Epub 1900 01 01.

Robust antigen-specific humoral immune responses to sublingually delivered adenoviral vectors encoding HIV-1 Env: association with mucoadhesion and efficient penetration of the sublingual barrier.

Domm W, Brooks L, Chung HL, Feng C, Bowers WJ, Watson G, McGrath JL, Dewhurst S

Vaccine.. 2011 September 1629 (40):7080-9. Epub 07/27/2011.

Nonfluoride caries-preventive agents: executive summary of evidence-based clinical recommendations.

Rethman MP, Beltrán-Aguilar ED, Billings RJ, Hujoel PP, Katz BP, Milgrom P, Sohn W, Stamm JW, Watson G, Wolff M, Wright JT, Zero D, Aravamudhan K, Frantsve-Hawley J, Meyer DM,

The Journal of the American Dental Association.. 2011 September 142 (9):1065-1071. Epub 1900 01 01.

A longitudinal analysis of prenatal exposure to methylmercury and fatty acids in the Seychelles.

Stokes-Riner A, Thurston SW, J Myers G, Duffy EM, Wallace J, Bonham M, Robson P, Shamlaye CF, Strain JJ, Watson G, Davidson PW

Neurotoxicology and teratology.. 2011 33 (2):325-8. Epub 12/09/2010.

The chemical nature of mercury in human brain following poisoning or environmental exposure.

Korbas M, O'Donoghue JL, Watson GE, Pickering IJ, Singh SP, Myers GJ, Clarkson TW, George GN

ACS chemical neuroscience.. 2010 December 151 (12):810-8. Epub 10/15/2010.

Fish consumption, mercury exposure, and their associations with scholastic achievement in the Seychelles Child Development Study.

Davidson PW, Leste A, Benstrong E, Burns CM, Valentin J, Sloane-Reeves J, Huang LS, Miller WA, Gunzler D, van Wijngaarden E, Watson GE, Zareba G, Shamlaye CF, Myers GJ

Neurotoxicology.. 2010 September 31 (5):439-47. Epub 05/31/2010.

The chemical forms of mercury in human hair: a study using X-ray absorption spectroscopy.

George GN, Singh SP, Myers GJ, Watson GE, Pickering IJ

Journal of biological inorganic chemistry : JBIC : a publication of the Society of Biological Inorganic Chemistry.. 2010 June 15 (5):709-15. Epub 03/12/2010.

Influence of cranberry proanthocyanidins on formation of biofilms by Streptococcus mutans on saliva-coated apatitic surface and on dental caries development in vivo.

Koo H, Duarte S, Murata RM, Scott-Anne K, Gregoire S, Watson GE, Singh AP, Vorsa N

Caries research.. 2010 44 (2):116-26. Epub 03/16/2010.

Can one get amnesia from canned tuna? What are we forgetting?

Myers GJ, Clarkson TW, Strain JJ, Watson G, Davidson PW

Lancet.. 2009 May 16373 (9676):1672; author reply 1672. Epub 1900 01 01.

Apigenin and tt-farnesol with fluoride effects on S. mutans biofilms and dental caries.

Koo H, Schobel B, Scott-Anne K, Watson G, Bowen WH, Cury JA, Rosalen PL, Park YK

Journal of dental research.. 2005 November 84 (11):1016-20. Epub 1900 01 01.

Dose-ranging analgesic study of Prosorb diclofenac potassium in postsurgical dental pain.

Hersh EV, Levin LM, Adamson D, Christensen S, Kiersch TA, Noveck R, Watson G, Lyon JA

Clinical therapeutics.. 2004 August 26 (8):1215-27. Epub 1900 01 01.

Teeth.

Billings RJ, Berkowitz RJ, Watson G

Pediatrics.. 2004 April 113 (4 Suppl):1120-7. Epub 1900 01 01.

Defective fluid secretion and NaCl absorption in the parotid glands of Na+/H+ exchanger-deficient mice.

Park K, Evans RL, Watson GE, Nehrke K, Richardson L, Bell SM, Schultheis PJ, Hand AR, Shull GE, Melvin JE

The Journal of biological chemistry.. 2001 July 20276 (29):27042-50. Epub 05/17/2001.

Severe impairment of salivation in Na+/K+/2Cl- cotransporter (NKCC1)-deficient mice.

Evans RL, Park K, Turner RJ, Watson GE, Nguyen HV, Dennett MR, Hand AR, Flagella M, Shull GE, Melvin JE

The Journal of biological chemistry.. 2000 September 1275 (35):26720-6. Epub 1900 01 01.

The effect of chronic clonidine administration on salivary glands and caries in the rat.

Watson GE, Pearson SK, Bowen WH

Caries research.. 2000 34 (2):194-200. Epub 1900 01 01.

Litter effects on caries in rats and implications for experimental design.

Raubertas RF, Davis BA, Bowen WH, Pearson SK, Watson GE

Caries research.. 1999 33 (2):164-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

The efficacy of an intraoral fluoride-releasing system in irradiated head and neck cancer patients: a preliminary study.

Meyerowitz C, Watson GE

The Journal of the American Dental Association.. 1998 September 129 (9):1252-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Influence of maternal lead ingestion on caries in rat pups.

Watson GE, Davis BA, Raubertas RF, Pearson SK, Bowen WH

Nature medicine.. 1997 September 3 (9):1024-5. Epub 1900 01 01.

Biochemical and immunological studies and assay of rat sublingual mucins.

Watson GE, Latchney LR, Luo W, Hand AR, Culp DJ

Archives of oral biology.. 1997 February 42 (2):161-72. Epub 1900 01 01.

Both M1 and M3 receptors regulate exocrine secretion by mucous acini.

Culp DJ, Luo W, Richardson LA, Watson GE, Latchney LR

The American journal of physiology.. 1996 December 271 (6 Pt 1):C1963-72. Epub 1900 01 01.

Muscarinic cholinergic receptor subtypes in rat sublingual glands.

Watson GE, Culp DJ

The American journal of physiology.. 1994 February 266 (2 Pt 1):C335-42. Epub 1900 01 01.

A new assessment in vitro of human salivary lubrication using a compliant substrate.

Gans RF, Watson GE, Tabak LA

Archives of oral biology.. 1990 35 (7):487-92. Epub 1900 01 01.

The effect of chronic propranolol treatment on salivary composition and caries in the rat.

Watson GE, Pearson SK, Falany JL, Tabak LA, Bowen WH

Archives of oral biology.. 1990 35 (6):435-41. Epub 1900 01 01.

The effect of chronic atropine treatment on salivary composition and caries in rats.

Watson GE, Pearson SK, Falany JL, Culp DJ, Tabak LA, Bowen WH

Journal of dental research.. 1989 December 68 (12):1739-45. Epub 1900 01 01.

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