Dr. Thomas J. Hund, an alum of the Yoram Rudy Lab (PhD 2004) won the 2008 Early-Career Authors Prize, designed to recognize outstanding papers published by early-career authors in the Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology. The award publication is : T.J.Hund, K.F. Decker, E. Kanter, P.J. Mohler, P.A. Boyden, R.B. Schuessler, K.A. Yamada, Y. Rudy. Role of activated CaMKII in abnormal calcium homeostasis and INa remodeling after myocardial infarction: Insights from mathematical modeling. J of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology 2008;45:420-428.