Professor Bill Webster

Professor of Reproductive Toxicology
Anatomy & Histology, School of Medical Sciences
Bosch Institute

F13 - Anderson Stuart Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9351 2498
F: +61 2 9351 2813

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Themes | Keywords | Publications



Pharmacology; Embryology; Pregnancy


2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008


  • Nilsson, M., Webster, W. (2014), Effects of macrolide antibiotics on rat embryonic heart function in vitro. Birth defects research. Part B, Developmental and reproductive toxicology. 101(2), 189-198. [Abstract]


  • Nilsson, M., Skold, A., Ericson, A., Annas, A., Villar, R., Cebers, G., Hellmold, H., Gustafson, A., Webster, W. (2013), Comparative effects of sodium channel blockers in short term rat whole embryo culture. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 272(2), 306-312. [Abstract]
  • Nilsson, M., Ritchie, H., Webster, W. (2013), The effect on rat embryonic heart rate of Na+, K+, and Ca2+ channel blockers, and the human teratogen phenytoin, changes with gestational age. Birth Defects Research. Part B, Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology. 98(5), 416-427. [Abstract]
  • Ritchie, H., Ababneh, D., Oakes, D., Power, C., Webster, W. (2013), The teratogenic effect of dofetilide during rat limb development and association with drug-induced bradycardia and hypoxia in the embryo. Birth Defects Research. Part B, Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology. 98(2), 144-153. [Abstract]


  • Gunnstr��m, M., Ababneh, D., Webster, W., Oakes, D., Ritchie, H. (2012), Antipsychotic drugs cause bradycardia in GD 13 rat embryos in vitro. Reproductive Toxicology. 34(3), 443-450. [Abstract]
  • Ababneh, D., Ritchie, H., Webster, W. (2012), Antidepressants cause bradycardia and heart block in GD 13 rat embryos in vitro. Birth Defects Research. Part B: Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology. 95(2), 184-193. [Abstract]


  • Abela, D., Ritchie, H., Ababneh, D., Gavin, C., Nilsson, M., Khan, M., Carlsson, K., Webster, W. (2010), The effect of drugs with ion channel-blocking activity on the early embryonic rat heart. Birth Defects Research. Part B, Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology. 89(5), 429-440. [Abstract]
  • Nilsson, M., Danielsson, C., Skold, A., Johansson, A., Blomgren, B., Wilson, J., Khan, K., Bengtsson, E., Kultima, K., Webster, W., Danielsson, B. (2010), Improved methodology for identifying the teratogenic potential in early drug development of hERG channel blocking drugs. Reproductive Toxicology. 29(2), 156-163. [Abstract]


  • Oakes, D., Ritchie, H., Woodman, P., Narup, E., Moscova, M., Picker, K., Webster, W. (2009), Genotoxicity studies of a desealant solvent mixture, SR-51. Toxicology and Industrial Health. 25(1), 5-13. [Abstract]


  • Jones, K., Webster, W., Vaux, K., Benirschke, K. (2008), Acardiac fetus: evidence in support of a vascular/hypoxia pathogenesis for isolated oral clefting. Birth defects research. Part A, Clinical and molecular teratology. 82(8), 597-600. [Abstract]