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

Sridhar, D, Kickbusch, I, Moon, S, Dzau, V, Heymann, D, Jha, AK, Saavendra, J, Stocking, B, Woskie, L, and Piot, P. "Facing forward after Ebola: questions for the next director general of the World Health Organization." The BMJ 353 (May 18, 2016): i2666-.

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Yuan, H, Gomez, JA, Chien, JS, Zhang, L, Wilson, CM, Li, S, Fales, AM, Liu, Y, Grant, GA, Mirotsou, M, Dzau, VJ, and Vo-Dinh, T. "Tracking mesenchymal stromal cells using an ultra-bright TAT-functionalized plasmonic-active nanoplatform." Journal of Biophotonics 9, no. 4 (April 2016): 406-413.

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Dzau, VJ. "The Institute of Medicine: ensuring integrity and independence in scientific advice on health." Lancet (London, England) 387, no. 10028 (April 2016): 1686-1692.

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Wang, X, Hodgkinson, CP, Lu, K, Payne, AJ, Pratt, RE, and Dzau, VJ. "Selenium Augments microRNA Directed Reprogramming of Fibroblasts to Cardiomyocytes via Nanog." Scientific reports 6 (March 15, 2016): 23017-.

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Sands, P, Mundaca-Shah, C, and Dzau, VJ. "The Neglected Dimension of Global Security--A Framework for Countering Infectious-Disease Crises." The New England journal of medicine 374, no. 13 (March 2016): 1281-1287.

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Matsushita, K, Morello, F, Zhang, Z, Masuda, T, Iwanaga, S, Steffensen, KR, Gustafsson, J-Å, Pratt, RE, and Dzau, VJ. "Nuclear hormone receptor LXRα inhibits adipocyte differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells with Wnt/beta-catenin signaling." Laboratory investigation; a journal of technical methods and pathology 96, no. 2 (February 2016): 230-238.

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Hodgkinson, CP, Bareja, A, Gomez, JA, and Dzau, VJ. "Emerging Concepts in Paracrine Mechanisms in Regenerative Cardiovascular Medicine and Biology." Circulation Research 118, no. 1 (January 2016): 95-107. (Review)

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Dzau, VJ. "The National Academy of Medicine's Vision: Leadership, Innovation, and Impact for a Healthier Future." JAMA 314, no. 20 (November 5, 2015): 2127-2128.

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Dzau, VJ, and Rodin, J. "Creating a Global Health Risk Framework." The New England journal of medicine 373, no. 11 (September 2015): 991-993.

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Schmeckpeper, J, Verma, A, Yin, L, Beigi, F, Zhang, L, Payne, A, Zhang, Z, Pratt, RE, Dzau, VJ, and Mirotsou, M. "Inhibition of Wnt6 by Sfrp2 regulates adult cardiac progenitor cell differentiation by differential modulation of Wnt pathways." Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology 85 (August 2015): 215-225.

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