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

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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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 (Dallas, Tex. : 1979) 55, no. 5 (May 2010): 1086-1087.

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20231520
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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." The Journal of Biological Chemistry 285, no. 16 (April 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 (London, England) 375, no. 9718 (March 2010): 949-953.

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

Scholars@Duke

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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