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

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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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." Academic Medicine : Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges 86, no. 5 (May 2011): 575-579. (Review)

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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." Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology 50, no. 2 (February 2011): 280-289. (Review)

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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." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 107, no. 49 (December 2010): 21110-21115.

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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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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." Circulation Research 106, no. 11 (June 2010): 1753-1762.

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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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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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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 (London, England) 375, no. 9718 (March 2010): 949-953.

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

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