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

Beigi, F, Schmeckpeper, J, Pow-Anpongkul, P, Payne, JA, Zhang, L, Zhang, Z, Huang, J, Mirotsou, M, and Dzau, VJ. "C3orf58, a novel paracrine protein, stimulates cardiomyocyte cell-cycle progression through the PI3K-AKT-CDK7 pathway." Circulation Research 113, no. 4 (2013): 372-380.

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Jayawardena, TM, Egemnazarov, B, Finch, EA, Zhang, L, Payne, JA, Pandya, K, Zhang, Z, Rosenberg, P, Mirotsou, M, and Dzau, VJ. "MicroRNA-mediated in vitro and in vivo direct reprogramming of cardiac fibroblasts to cardiomyocytes." Circ Res 110, no. 11 (May 25, 2012): 1465-1473.

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22539765
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Gnecchi, M, Mirotsou, M, and Dzau, VJ. "V. What is the paracrine effect of stem cells?: A. Stem cell therapy for heart repair: The paracrine paradigm." In Heart Regeneration: Stem Cells and Beyond, 219-246. January 1, 2012.

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Ackerly, DC, Udayakumar, K, Taber, R, Merson, MH, and Dzau, VJ. "Perspective: global medicine: opportunities and challenges for academic health science systems." Acad Med 86, no. 9 (September 2011): 1093-1099. (Review)

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21785305
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Ackerly, DC, Sangvai, DG, Udayakumar, K, Shah, BR, Kalman, NS, Cho, AH, Schulman, KA, Fulkerson, WJ, and Dzau, VJ. "Training the next generation of physician-executives: an innovative residency pathway in management and leadership." Acad Med 86, no. 5 (May 2011): 575-579. (Review)

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21436663
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Mirotsou, M, Jayawardena, TM, Schmeckpeper, J, Gnecchi, M, and Dzau, VJ. "Paracrine mechanisms of stem cell reparative and regenerative actions in the heart." J Mol Cell Cardiol 50, no. 2 (February 2011): 280-289. (Review)

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20727900
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He, W, Zhang, L, Ni, A, Zhang, Z, Mirotsou, M, Mao, L, Pratt, RE, and Dzau, VJ. "Exogenously administered secreted frizzled related protein 2 (Sfrp2) reduces fibrosis and improves cardiac function in a rat model of myocardial infarction." Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107, no. 49 (December 7, 2010): 21110-21115.

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21078975
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Hodgkinson, CP, Gomez, JA, Mirotsou, M, and Dzau, VJ. "Genetic engineering of mesenchymal stem cells and its application in human disease therapy." Human gene therapy 21, no. 11 (November 2010): 1513-1526. (Review)

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20825283
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Huang, J, Zhang, Z, Guo, J, Ni, A, Deb, A, Zhang, L, Mirotsou, M, Pratt, RE, and Dzau, VJ. "Genetic modification of mesenchymal stem cells overexpressing CCR1 increases cell viability, migration, engraftment, and capillary density in the injured myocardium." Circ Res 106, no. 11 (June 11, 2010): 1753-1762.

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20378860
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Zhang, Z, and Dzau, VJ. "Angiotensin II type 1 receptor-associated protein is an endogenous inhibitor of angiotensin II type 1 receptor action in cardiac hypertrophy: role in check and balance." Hypertension 55, no. 5 (May 2010): 1086-1087.

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20231520
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