Vassilos Bezzerides MD PhD

Vassilios J. Bezzerides, MD, PhD

Cardiologist

  • Contact: 617-355-7893

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Arrhythmia
  • Ablation
  • Pacemaker
  • Cardiology

Departments

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Program
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Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate School

University of Washington, 1998

Doctorate in Biophysics

Harvard University, 2004

Cambridge, MA

Medical School

Harvard Medical School, 2006

Boston, MA

Internship

Children's Hospital Boston, 2007-2009

Boston, MA

Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship

Children's Hospital Boston, 2009-2011

Boston, MA

Electrophysiology Fellowship

Children's Hospital Boston, 2012-2013

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Pediatrics, Pediatric Cardiology

Publications

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  1. Lerchenmüller C, Heißenberg J, Damilano F, Bezzeridis VJ, Krämer I, Bochaton-Piallat ML, Hirschberg K, Busch M, Katus HA, Peppel K, Rosenzweig A, Busch H, Boerries M, Most P. S100A6 Regulates Endothelial Cell Cycle Progression by Attenuating Antiproliferative Signal Transducers and Activators of Transcription 1 Signaling. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2016 Sep; 36(9):1854-67.
  2. Bezzerides VJ, Platt C, Lerchenmüller C, Paruchuri K, Oh NL, Xiao C, Cao Y, Mann N, Spiegelman BM, Rosenzweig A. CITED4 induces physiologic hypertrophy and promotes functional recovery after ischemic injury. JCI Insight. 2016 Jun 16; 1(9).
  3. Liu X, Xiao J, Zhu H, Wei X, Platt C, Damilano F, Xiao C, Bezzerides V, Boström P, Che L, Zhang C, Spiegelman BM, Rosenzweig A. miR-222 is necessary for exercise-induced cardiac growth and protects against pathological cardiac remodeling. Cell Metab. 2015 Apr 7; 21(4):584-95.
  4. Ryall KA, Bezzerides VJ, Rosenzweig A, Saucerman JJ. Phenotypic screen quantifying differential regulation of cardiac myocyte hypertrophy identifies CITED4 regulation of myocyte elongation. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2014 Jul; 72:74-84.
  5. Bezzerides V, Rosenzweig A. Saying yes to exercise and NO to cardiac injury. Circ Res. 2011 Jun 10; 108(12):1414-6.
  6. Bezzerides VJ, Ramsey IS, Kotecha S, Greka A, Clapham DE. Rapid vesicular translocation and insertion of TRP channels. Nat Cell Biol. 2004 Aug; 6(8):709-20.
  7. Oancea E, Bezzerides VJ, Greka A, Clapham DE. Mechanism of persistent protein kinase D1 translocation and activation. Dev Cell. 2003 Apr; 4(4):561-74.
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