Victor J. Dzau, MD

Professor of Medicine
James B. Duke Distinguished 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

Hu, Jiabiao, Conrad P. Hodgkinson, Richard E. Pratt, JaeWoo Lee, Bruce A. Sullenger, and Victor J. Dzau. “Enhancing cardiac reprogramming via synthetic RNA oligonucleotides.” Mol Ther Nucleic Acids 23 (March 5, 2021): 55–62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.omtn.2020.10.034.

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33335792
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Wang, Xiaowen, Conrad P. Hodgkinson, and Victor J. Dzau. “Production of Cardiomyocytes by microRNA-Mediated Reprogramming in Optimized Reprogramming Media.” Methods Mol Biol 2239 (2021): 47–59. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-0716-1084-8_4.

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33226612
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Dzau, V. J., and K. I. Shine. “Two decades since to Err is human: Progress, but still a “chasm”.” Jama  Journal of the American Medical Association 324, no. 24 (December 22, 2020): 2489–90. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2020.23151.

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Sun, Hualing, Richard E. Pratt, Conrad P. Hodgkinson, and Victor J. Dzau. “Sequential paracrine mechanisms are necessary for the therapeutic benefits of stem cell therapy.” American Journal of Physiology. Cell Physiology 319, no. 6 (December 2020): C1141–50. https://doi.org/10.1152/ajpcell.00516.2019.

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Kang, Martin H., Jiabiao Hu, Richard E. Pratt, Conrad P. Hodgkinson, Aravind Asokan, and Victor J. Dzau. “Optimizing delivery for efficient cardiac reprogramming.” Biochem Biophys Res Commun 533, no. 1 (November 26, 2020): 9–16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbrc.2020.08.104.

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Dzau, Victor J., and Celynne Balatbat. “Strategy, coordinated implementation, and sustainable financing needed for COVID-19 innovations.” Lancet 396, no. 10261 (November 7, 2020): 1469–71. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)32289-3.

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Dzau, Victor J., Elizabeth M. Finkelman, Celynne A. Balatbat, Eric M. Verdin, and Roderic I. Pettigrew. “Achieving healthy human longevity: A global grand challenge.” Sci Transl Med 12, no. 566 (October 21, 2020). https://doi.org/10.1126/scitranslmed.abd3816.

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33087500
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Dzau, Victor J., Darrell Kirch, and Thomas Nasca. “Preventing a Parallel Pandemic - A National Strategy to Protect Clinicians' Well-Being.” N Engl J Med 383, no. 6 (August 6, 2020): 513–15. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMp2011027.

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Dzau, Victor J., Harvey V. Fineberg, Kenneth I. Shine, Samuel O. Thier, Debra Malina, and Stephen Morrissey. “A Half-Century of Progress in Health - A Perspective Series in Honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Academy of Medicine.” N Engl J Med 383, no. 1 (July 2, 2020): 76–77. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMe2020118.

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Kavanagh, Matthew M., Ngozi A. Erondu, Oyewale Tomori, Victor J. Dzau, Emelda A. Okiro, Allan Maleche, Ifeyinwa C. Aniebo, Umunya Rugege, Charles B. Holmes, and Lawrence O. Gostin. “Access to lifesaving medical resources for African countries: COVID-19 testing and response, ethics, and politics.” Lancet 395, no. 10238 (May 30, 2020): 1735–38. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31093-X.

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