Steven G. Gilbert

Affiliate Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences (Primary department)
Steven G. Gilbert, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., Director and Founder of the Institute of Neurotoxicology and Neurological Disorders (INND), received a Ph.D. in Toxicology in 1986 from the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, and is a Diplomat of American Board of Toxicology. He is an Affiliate Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington and Affiliate Associate Professor, Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW Bothell. He is a former owner and President of Biosupport, LTD., which he sold to SNBL USA Ltd. These firms were involved in pre-clinical contract research, toxicology, and specialized model development. Dr. Gilbert’s research has focused on neurobehavioral effects of low-level exposure to lead and mercury on the developing nervous system. His book, A Small Dose of Toxicology- The Health Effects of Common Chemicals was published in 2004. Most recently he has started a wiki based web site Toxipedia with the mission of connecting science and people.

His book, A Small Dose of Toxicology- The Health Effects of Common Chemicals, was published in 2004 and the 2nd enhanced edition is available as a free e-book (www.asmalldoseof.org). The book was recently translated and published in Chinese (www.chinesesmalldose.org) and is being translated into Arabic and German.  He started and maintains a Wiki based web site, Toxipedia (www.toxipedia.org), with the mission of connecting science and people which supports a suite of sites including www.wanmec.org, www.wltox.org, www.ipmopedia.org, and www.particalesonthewall.org all with goal of creating a more healthy and peaceful world.  The overall goal of these projects is to place scientific information in the context of history, society, and culture.



Contact Information

3711 47th Place NE
Seattle, WA 98105-
Tel: 206-527-0926

Education

PhD, Toxicology, University of Rochester, 1986
Review date: 
2/29/2016