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Thomas Hund

  • Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • 333 W. 10th Ave
    Graves 5078
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-0755


  • 20170301

    Lumley Research Award.

  • 20160301

    Distinguished Undergraduate Research Mentor, Nominee.

  • 20150901

    Melissa G. Piper Distinguished Mentor Award.

  • 20140401

    Herman R. Weed Excellence in Teaching Award.

  • 20130901

    Complex Systems Scholar.

  • 20110101

    Research Scholar in Cardiovascular Disease.

  • 20090901

    NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00).

  • 20080101

    Early-Career Authors Prize.

  • 20060401

    NIH Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Award (F32).



  • 2012. "Principles of Cellular Architecture and Physiology with Applications in Electrophysiology." In Electrophysiological Disorders of the Heart. 2nd Edition, edited by Saksena and Camm,


  • 2011. "Calmodulin kinase II regulation of heart rhythm and disase." In Heart Rate and Rhythm: Molecular Basis, Pharmacological Modulation, and Clinical Implications, edited by Tripathi ON, Ravens U, and Sanguinetti MC,

Journal Articles


  • Smith, Sakima, A; Hughes, Langston; Kline, Crystal, F; Kempton, Amber; Dorn, Lisa; Curran, Jerry; Makara, Michael; Webb, Tyler; Wright, Patrick; Voigt, Niels; Binkley, Philip, F; Janssen, Paul,M,L;Kilic, Ahmet; Carnes, Cynthia, A; Dobrev, Dobromir; Rasband, Matthew; Hund, Thomas, J; Mohler, Peter, J, 2016, "Dysfunction of the betaII spectrin-based pathway in human heart failure." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY - HEART AND CIRCULATORY PHYSIOLOGY 310, H1583-91 - H1583-91.
  • Onal,Birce; Hund,Thomas,J, 2016, "Physiological variability and atrial fibrillation therapy: Insights from population-based mathematical modeling.." Heart rhythm 13, 2366-2367 - 2366-2367.
  • Birce, Onal; Gratz, Daniel; Hund, Thomas, 2016, "LongQt: A cardiac electrophysiology simulation platform." MethodsX 3, 589-599 - 589-599.


  • Musa,Hassan; Kline,Crystal,F; Sturm,Amy,C; Murphy,Nathaniel; Adelman,Sara; Wang,Chaojian; Yan,Haidun; Johnson,Benjamin,L; Csepe,Thomas,A; Kilic,Ahmet; Higgins,Robert,SD; Janssen,Paul,ML; Fedorov,Vadim,V; Weiss,Raul; Salazar,Christina; Hund,Thomas,J; Pitt,Geoffrey,S; Mohler,Peter,J, 2015, "SCN5A variant that blocks fibroblast growth factor homologous factor regulation causes human arrhythmia." PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 112, no. 40, 12528-12533 - 12528-12533.
  • Smith,Sakima,A; Sturm,Amy,C; Curran,Jerry; Kline,Crystal,F; Little,Sean,C; Bonilla,Ingrid,M; Long,Victor,P; Makara,Michael; Polina,Iuliia; Hughes,Langston,D; Webb,Tyler,R; Wei,Zhiyi; Wright,Patrick; Voigt,Niels; Bhakta,Deepak; Spoonamore,Katherine,G; Zhang,Chuansheng; Weiss,Raul; Binkley,Philip,F; Janssen,Paul,M; Kilic,Ahmet; Higgins,Robert,S; Sun,Mingzhai; Ma,Jianjie; Dobrev,Dobromir; Zhang,Mingjie; Carnes,Cynthia,A; Vatta,Matteo; Rasband,Matthew,N; Hund,Thomas,J; Mohler,Peter,J, 2015, "Dysfunction in the beta II Spectrin-Dependent Cytoskeleton Underlies Human Arrhythmia." CIRCULATION 131, no. 8, 695-U72 - 695-U72.


  • Zhang,Wujie; Zhao,Shuting; Rao,Wei; Snyder,Jedidiah; Choi,Jung,K; Wang,Jifu; Khan,Iftheker,A; Saleh,Navid,B; Mohler,Peter,J; Yu,Jianhua; Hund,Thomas,J; Tang,Chuanbing; He,Xiaoming, 2013, "A novel core-shell microcapsule for encapsulation and 3D culture of embryonic stem cells." JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY B 1, no. 7, 1002-1009 - 1002-1009.
  • DeGrande,Sean,T; Little,Sean,C; Nixon,Derek,J; Wright,Patrick; Snyder,Jedidiah; Dun,Wen; Murphy,Nathaniel; Kilic,Ahmet; Higgins,Robert; Binkley,Philip,F; Boyden,Penelope,A; Carnes,Cynthia,A; Anderson,Mark,E; Hund,Thomas,J; Mohler,Peter,J, 2013, "Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Cardiac Protein Phosphatase 2A Regulation in Heart." JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY 288, no. 2, 1032-1046 - 1032-1046.


  • Koval,Olha,M; Snyder,Jedidiah,S; Wolf,Roseanne,M; Pavlovicz,Ryan,E; Glynn,Patric; Curran,Jerry; Leymaster,Nicholas,D; Dun,Wen; Wright,Patrick,J; Cardona,Natalia; Qian,Lan; Mitchell,Colleen,C; Boyden,Penelope,A; Binkley,Philip,F; Li,Chenglong; Anderson,Mark,E; Mohler,Peter,J; Hund,Thomas,J, 2012, "Ca2+/Calmodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase II-Based Regulation of Voltage-Gated Na+ Channel in Cardiac Disease.." Circulation 126, no. 17, 2084-2094 - 2084-2094.
  • Kashef,Farshid; Li,Jingdong; Wright,Patrick; Snyder,Jedidiah; Suliman,Faroug; Kilic,Ahmet; Higgins,Robert,SD; Anderson,Mark,E; Binkley,Philip,F; Hund,Thomas,J; Mohler,Peter,J, 2012, "Ankyrin-B Protein in Heart Failure: Identification of a new component of metazoan cardioprotection." JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY 287, no. 36, 30268-30281 - 30268-30281.
  • Cerrone,Marina; Noorman,Maartje; Lin,Xianming; Chkourko,Halina; Liang,Feng-Xia; van der Nagel,Roel; Hund,Thomas; Birchmeier,Walter; Mohler,Peter; van Veen,Toon,A; van Rijen,Harold,V; Delmar,Mario, 2012, "Sodium current deficit and arrhythmogenesis in a murine model of plakophilin-2 haploinsufficiency." CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH 95, no. 4, 460-468 - 460-468.


  • "Defining novel mechanisms for regulation of cardiac excitability and function." 2016, Presented at Washington University in St. Louis, Department of Biomedical Engineering,
  • "Regulation of the late sodium current by CaMKII." 2016, Presented at Heart Rhythm Society's 37th Annual Scientific Sessions,
  • "Automaticity and cardiac pacemaking: A computational analysis." 2013, Presented at Heart Rhythm Society's 34th Annual Scientific Sessions,
  • "CaMKII-dependent regulation of cardiac excitability in health and disease." 2012, Presented at Big 10 Seminar Series,
  • "Integrating in vivo, in vitro, and in silico approaches to define excitable cell disease." 2011, Presented at Annual Meeting of the Central Society for Clinical Research,
  • "CaMKII-dependent regulation of cardiac excitability in health and disease." 2012, Presented at Cardiac Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center Seminar,
  • "The role of calcium in ischemia and heart failure." 2007, Presented at Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Arrhythmia Mechanisms,
  • "Excitable cell disease from in silico to in vivo." 2013, Presented at Case Western Reserve University BME Seminar,
  • "CaMKII-dependent regulation of cardiac excitability in health and disease." 2011, Presented at 3rd Annual Leducq Meeting of the Transatlantic CaMKII Alliance,
  • "Ankyrin-B dysfunction and arrhythmias." 2012, Presented at Gordon Research Conference on Regulatory Mechanisms,
  • "CaMKII-dependent Na+ channel regulation: Modeling studies." 2014, Presented at UC Davis Cardiovascular Symposium 2014,
  • "Mathematical modeling of mitochondria." 2014, Presented at Heart Rhythm Society's 35th Annual Scientific Sessions,
  • "Modeling for non-modelers." 2014, Presented at Heart Rhythm Society's 35th Annual Scientific Sessions,
  • "Modeling intercellular coupling in post-MI arrhythmias." 2010, Presented at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions,
  • "Cycle length restitution and spontaneous action potential dynamics in sinoatrial node disease." 2014, Presented at Biomedical Engineering Society 2014 Annual Meeting,
  • "Defining novel mechanisms underlying atrial arrhythmias: Insights from computational studies." 2016, Presented at Advanced Biomedical Modeling: From Image to Simulation Seminar and Workshop,
  • "Defining novel mechanisms for regulation of cardiac excitability." 2016, Presented at Purdue University Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Series,
  • "Sodium channel scaffolds." 2015, Presented at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions,
  • "Protein phosphatae post-translational regulation in heart disease." 2015, Presented at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions,

Papers in Proceedings


  • Dybkova,N; Wagner,S; Backs,J; Mohler,P; Hund,T; Maier,L "CaMKII-dependent late INa and cardiac Na channel phosphorylation are disturbed by tubulin polymerization." in Congress of the European-Society-of-Cardiology (ESC). (8 2012).


  • Carnes, Cynthia; Hund, Thomas; Li, Pui-Kai "Tom; Li, Chenglong; Mohler, Peter. "PP2A Regulatory Subunit Modification in Disease."
  • Hund, Thomas and Mohler, Peter. "SCN5A mouse model."
  • Hund, Thomas and Mohler, Peter. "SCN5E mouse model."