Zamponi, Dr. Gerald W.

2010 Finalist: Outstanding Leadership In Alberta Science

Molecular Neuroscience Discoveries Have Important Medical Impact

Dr. Gerald Zamponi’s discoveries in the field of molecular neuroscience have had profound impact on cardiovascular, neurobiological and drug development fields. He is regarded as one of the world’s leading researchers on the molecular neurophysiology of calcium channels.

Medical Contributions

His seminal research programs have resulted in numerous contributions to biomedicine, including important implications for health and disease such as mental health, epilepsy, chronic pain, heart disease and some cancers.

Dr. Zamponi is an energetic leader and valued contributor in neuroscience across Canada and internationally.