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

Matsushita, K, Morello, F, Wu, Y, Zhang, L, Iwanaga, S, Pratt, RE, and Dzau, VJ. "Mesenchymal stem cells differentiate into renin-producing juxtaglomerular (JG)-like cells under the control of liver X receptor-alpha." J Biol Chem 285, no. 16 (April 16, 2010): 11974-11982.

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20118482
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Dzau, VJ, Ackerly, DC, Sutton-Wallace, P, Merson, MH, Williams, RS, Krishnan, KR, Taber, RC, and Califf, RM. "The role of academic health science systems in the transformation of medicine." Lancet 375, no. 9718 (March 13, 2010): 949-953.

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19800111
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Dunlap, C. "Foreword." Air Force Law Review 65 (2010): v-.

Scholars@Duke

O'Rourke, MF, Safar, ME, and Dzau, V. "The Cardiovascular Continuum extended: Aging effects on the aorta and microvasculature." Vascular Medicine 15, no. 6 (2010): 461-468.

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21056945
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Gnecchi, M, and Dzau, VJ. "Adult Stem Cell-Based Therapy for the Heart." Heart Development and Regeneration (2010): 899-935.

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Dzau, VJ, and Molkentin, JD. "Helmut Drexler, MD, 1951-2009." Circulation 120, no. 23 (December 8, 2009): 2402-2403.

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20050129
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Dzau, VJ, and Molkentin, JD. "Helmut Drexler, MD 1951-2009 In Memoriam." CIRCULATION 120, no. 23 (December 8, 2009): 2402-2403.

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Frenkel, D, Pachori, AS, Zhang, L, Dembinsky-Vaknin, A, Farfara, D, Petrovic-Stojkovic, S, Dzau, VJ, and Weiner, HL. "Nasal vaccination with troponin reduces troponin specific T-cell responses and improves heart function in myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury." Int Immunol 21, no. 7 (July 2009): 817-829.

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19515797
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Gnecchi, M, He, H, Melo, LG, Noiseaux, N, Morello, F, de Boer, RA, Zhang, L, Pratt, RE, Dzau, VJ, and Ingwall, JS. "Early beneficial effects of bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells overexpressing Akt on cardiac metabolism after myocardial infarction." Stem Cells 27, no. 4 (April 2009): 971-979.

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19353525
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Zhang, Z, Deb, A, Zhang, Z, Pachori, A, He, W, Guo, J, Pratt, R, and Dzau, VJ. "Secreted frizzled related protein 2 protects cells from apoptosis by blocking the effect of canonical Wnt3a." J Mol Cell Cardiol 46, no. 3 (March 2009): 370-377.

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19109969
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