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

Sridhar, Devi, Ilona Kickbusch, Suerie Moon, Victor Dzau, David Heymann, Ashish K. Jha, Jorge Saavendra, Barbara Stocking, Liana Woskie, and Peter Piot. “Facing forward after Ebola: questions for the next director general of the World Health Organization.” Bmj (Clinical Research Ed.) 353 (May 18, 2016): i2666. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i2666.

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Gostin, Lawrence O., Oyewale Tomori, Suwit Wibulpolprasert, Ashish K. Jha, Julio Frenk, Suerie Moon, Joy Phumaphi, et al. “Toward a Common Secure Future: Four Global Commissions in the Wake of Ebola.” Plos Med 13, no. 5 (May 2016): e1002042. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002042.

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Dzau, Victor J. “The Institute of Medicine: ensuring integrity and independence in scientific advice on health.” Lancet 387, no. 10028 (April 16, 2016): 1686–92. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(15)00468-7.

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Yuan, Hsiangkuo, Jose A. Gomez, Jennifer S. Chien, Lunan Zhang, Christy M. Wilson, Shuqin Li, Andrew M. Fales, et al. “Tracking mesenchymal stromal cells using an ultra-bright TAT-functionalized plasmonic-active nanoplatform.” J Biophotonics 9, no. 4 (April 2016): 406–13. https://doi.org/10.1002/jbio.201500173.

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Sands, Peter, Carmen Mundaca-Shah, and Victor J. Dzau. “The Neglected Dimension of Global Security--A Framework for Countering Infectious-Disease Crises.” N Engl J Med 374, no. 13 (March 31, 2016): 1281–87. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMsr1600236.

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Wang, Xiaowen, Conrad P. Hodgkinson, Kefeng Lu, Alan J. Payne, Richard E. Pratt, and Victor J. Dzau. “Selenium Augments microRNA Directed Reprogramming of Fibroblasts to Cardiomyocytes via Nanog.” Sci Rep 6 (March 15, 2016): 23017. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep23017.

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Matsushita, Kenichi, Fulvio Morello, Zhiping Zhang, Tomoko Masuda, Shiro Iwanaga, Knut R. Steffensen, Jan-Åke Gustafsson, Richard E. Pratt, and Victor J. Dzau. “Nuclear hormone receptor LXRα inhibits adipocyte differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells with Wnt/beta-catenin signaling.” Lab Invest 96, no. 2 (February 2016): 230–38. https://doi.org/10.1038/labinvest.2015.141.

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Hodgkinson, Conrad P., Akshay Bareja, José A. Gomez, and Victor J. Dzau. “Emerging Concepts in Paracrine Mechanisms in Regenerative Cardiovascular Medicine and Biology.” Circ Res 118, no. 1 (January 8, 2016): 95–107. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.115.305373.

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26837742
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