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

Dentistry

Clinical Interests

General Dentistry

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-1762

Office: (585) 275-1762

Fax: (585) 273-1237

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentNot Accepting New Patients

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

Faculty Appointments

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

2/1/2018
Caito SW, Jackson BP, Punshon T, Scrimale T, Grier A, Gill SR, Love TM, Watson GE, van Wijngaarden E, Rand MD. "Editor's Highlight: Variation in Methylmercury Metabolism and Elimination Status in Humans Following Fish Consumption." Toxicological sciences : an official journal of the Society of Toxicology.. 2018 Feb 1; 161(2):443-453.

1/27/2018
Feiler MO, Patel D, Li H, Meacham PJ, Watson GE, Shamlaye C, Yeates A, Broberg K, van Wijngaarden E. "The association between early-life relative telomere length and childhood neurodevelopment." Neurotoxicology.. 2018 Jan 27; 65:22-27. Epub 2018 Jan 27.

11/11/2017
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. "Maternal Vitamin D Status and the Relationship with Neonatal Anthropometric and Childhood Neurodevelopmental Outcomes: Results from the Seychelles Child Development Nutrition Study." Nutrients. 2017 Nov 11; 9(11)Epub 2017 Nov 11.

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 sons2011

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 EPA2006 in Research Triangle Park

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