Victor J. Dzau, MD

Professor of Medicine
James B. Duke Professor of Medicine
Professor of Pathology
Campus mail Victor J. Dzau Laboratory GSRBII # Room 4015, Duke University, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-5448
Email address victor.dzau@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1979 - 1980
  • Chief Resident Physician, Children's Hospital Boston, 1978 - 1979
  • Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 1976 - 1978
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Physiology, Harvard University, 1976 - 1978
  • Senior Assistant Resident, Children's Hospital Boston, 1975 - 1976
  • Clincal Fellow, Medicine, Harvard University, 1974 - 1976
  • Assistant Resident, Children's Hospital Boston, 1974 - 1975
  • Resident in Pathology, Pathology, Children's Hospital Boston, 1973 - 1974
  • Intern in Medicine, Medicine, Cornell University, 1972 - 1973
  • M.D., McGill University (Canada), 1972

Publications

Batson, A, Merson, M, and Dzau, V. "Innovating through “interesting times” in global health." The Lancet 390, no. 10106 (October 2017): e33-e34.

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Matsushita, K, and Dzau, VJ. "Mesenchymal stem cells in obesity: insights for translational applications." Laboratory investigation; a journal of technical methods and pathology 97, no. 10 (October 2017): 1158-1166. (Review)

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28414326
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Dal-Pra, S, Hodgkinson, CP, Mirotsou, M, Kirste, I, and Dzau, VJ. "Demethylation of H3K27 Is Essential for the Induction of Direct Cardiac Reprogramming by miR Combo." Circulation research 120, no. 9 (April 2017): 1403-1413.

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28209718
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Dzau, VJ, McClellan, MB, McGinnis, JM, Burke, SP, Coye, MJ, Diaz, A, Daschle, TA, Frist, WH, Gaines, M, Hamburg, MA, Henney, JE, Kumanyika, S, Leavitt, MO, Parker, RM, Sandy, LG, Schaeffer, LD, Steele, GD, Thompson, P, and Zerhouni, E. "Vital Directions for Health and Health Care: Priorities From a National Academy of Medicine Initiative." JAMA 317, no. 14 (April 2017): 1461-1470.

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28324029
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Bareja, A, Hodgkinson, CP, Payne, AJ, Pratt, RE, and Dzau, VJ. "HASF (C3orf58) is a novel ligand of the insulin-like growth factor 1 receptor." The Biochemical journal 474, no. 5 (February 2017): 771-780.

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28096202
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Dzau, VJ, and Balatbat, CA. "Cardiovascular Research and the National Academy of Medicine: Advancing Progress in Science and Medicine." Circulation Research 120, no. 1 (January 6, 2017): 20-22.

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Dzau, VJ, and Balatbat, CA. "Cardiovascular Research and the National Academy of Medicine: Advancing Progress in Science and Medicine." Circulation Research 120, no. 1 (January 6, 2017): 23-26.

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Li, Y, Dal-Pra, S, Mirotsou, M, Jayawardena, TM, Hodgkinson, CP, Bursac, N, and Dzau, VJ. "Tissue-engineered 3-dimensional (3D) microenvironment enhances the direct reprogramming of fibroblasts into cardiomyocytes by microRNAs." Scientific reports 6 (December 12, 2016): 38815-.

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27941896
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Sands, P, El Turabi, A, Saynisch, PA, and Dzau, VJ. "Assessment of economic vulnerability to infectious disease crises." Lancet (London, England) 388, no. 10058 (November 2016): 2443-2448.

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27212427
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Matsushita, K, Wu, Y, Pratt, RE, and Dzau, VJ. "Deletion of angiotensin II type 2 receptor accelerates adipogenesis in murine mesenchymal stem cells via Wnt10b/beta-catenin signaling." Laboratory investigation; a journal of technical methods and pathology 96, no. 8 (August 2016): 909-917.

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27295344
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