Steven G. Gilbert, PhD, DABT

Director and Founder, Institute of Neurotoxicology and Neurological Disorders (INND); Founder, Toxipedia; Affiliate Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington; Co-coordinator, CHE-Washington State Partnership on Children's Environment Health (CHE-WA)

Steven is the Director and Founder of the Institute of Neurotoxicology and Neurological Disorders (INND), received a PhD in Toxicology in 1986 from the University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, and is a Diplomat of American Board of Toxicology. He is an Affiliate Professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington and Affiliate 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 preclinical contract research, toxicology, and specialized model development. Steven'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 (www.asmalldoseof.org). Most recently, he started a wiki-based website Toxipedia (www.toxipedia.org) with the mission of connecting science and people. Toxipedia has recently been integrated into CHE's online resources.