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

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-1762

Office: (585) 275-1762

Fax: (585) 273-1237

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Dentistry

Biography

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.

Credentials

Education

1975
BS | West Virginia University
Biology

1980
DDS | West Virginia University
Dentistry

1992
MS | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent
Pharmacology

1995
PhD | University of Rochester
Pharmacology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

1987 - 1993
University of Rochester, Department of Dental Research NIDCR - Cariology Training Program

Awards

2007
URMC Excellence in Research Award - 2007

1987 - 1993
National Research Service Award
Sponsor: NIDCR
Location: University of Rochester

Publications

Journal Articles

2/12/2020
"Inflammatory Biomarkers and Growth Factors in Saliva and Gingival Crevicular Fluid of E-cigarette users, Cigarette smokers, and Dual smokers: A pilot study." Journal of periodontology.. 2020 Feb 12; Epub 2020 Feb 12.

1/23/2020
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. "Association of Audiometric Measures with plasma long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in a high-fish eating population: The Seychelles Child Development Study." Neurotoxicology.. 2020 Jan 23; Epub 2020 Jan 23.

1/17/2020
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. "Rethinking the Minamata Tragedy: What Mercury Species was really Responsible?" Environmental science & technology.. 2020 Jan 17; Epub 2020 Jan 17.

Books & Chapters

2011
Chapter Title: Neurodevelopmental Effects of Maternal Nutrition Status and Exposure to Methyl Mercury from Eating Fish during Pregnancy: Evidence from the Seychelles Child Development Study
Book Title: Developmental Neurotoxicology Research: Principles, Models, Techniques..........
Author List: Phillip W. Davidson, J.J. Strain, Gary J. Myers, Conrad F. Shamlaye, Sally Thurston, Maxine P. Bonham, Emeir M. Duffy, Julie M.W. Wallace, Gene E. Watson, and Thomas W. Clarkson
Published By: John Wiley and sons 2011

2006
Chapter Title: Chapter 5. Toxicological Effects of Lead in Laboratory Animals and In Vitro Test Systems Section 5.8. Effects on Bone and Teeth
Book Title: Air Quality Criteria for Lead
Author List: Gene Watson
Published By: National Center for Environmental Assessment-RTP Division, US EPA 2006 in Research Triangle Park

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