Associate Professor

J. David SpaffordDavid Spafford carries out research on voltage-gated cation channels including calcium and sodium channels and NALCN. The channels regulate key functions in our body, including signaling and rhythmic activities in the brain and heart.

Applications of his research include developing new classes of drugs for treating epilepsy, cardiovascular disease and cancer.

Contact information
Office: B1 173
Phone: 519-888-4567, ext. 38185
Website: Spafford Lab
Lab: B1 172/173, ext. 38186

University of Waterloo

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