|2013||Steven Houser, PhD, FAHA
"Calcium: Nodal Regulator of Contractility and Hypertrophy in Cardiac Myocytes"
|2012||Peipei Ping, PhD, FAHA
"Dancing in the Heart of Organellar Proteomes"
|2011||Gerald W. Dorn III, MD, FAHA
"Decoding the Cardiac Message"
|2010||Paul Simpson, MD, FAHA
"Rethinking Cardiac Hypertrophy"
|2009||Walter Koch, PhD, FAHA
"GRK2 Inhibition as a Novel Therapeutic Target in Heart Failure"
|2008||Jeffrey Molkentin, PhD
"PKC? as a Novel Therapeutic Target for Treating Heart Failure"
|2007||Douglas Losordo, MD, FAHA
"Biologic Tissue Repair: Tearing Pages out of Nature's Playbook"
|2006||Silvia Priori, MD, PhD
"From a Girl to a Mouse: A Journey in the Rhythm of the Heart"
|2005||Eduardo Marban, MD, PhD, FAHA
"Gene- and cell-based therapies for cardiac arrhythmias"
|2004||Don Bers, PhD, FAHA
"Interplay of Calcium and Sodium Regulation in Cardiac Myocytes"
|2003||Robert J. Lefkowitz, MD
"Seven Membrane-Spanning Receptors and Their Regulation"
|2002||Andrew R. Marks, M.D., FAHA
"A Guide for the Perplexed – Toward a Molecular Understanding of Heart Failure"
|2001||Seigo Izumo, M.D.
"Heart Development and Congenital Heart Disease: From the Flies to Humans"
|2000||Eric N. Olson, PhD
"Transcriptional Control of Cardiac Form and Function"
|1999||Kurt G. Beam, PhD
"Cardiac excitation - contraction coupling: a hair-trigger for calcium release?"
|1998||Eva J. Neer, MD
"Studies of Heterotrimeric G Proteins: Lessons from Modified Molecules and Modified Mice"
|1997||Arthur Mu-En Lee, MD, PhD
"Vascular Smooth Muscle Differentiation"
Thomas Smith Memorial Lecture
This lecture was established in 1997 by the Council on Basic Science to honor Dr. Thomas W. Smith, a pioneer in the application of biochemical, cellular, and molecular approaches to investigative cardiac contractility.