2003 Wylie Scholar
Director, Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Co-Director, Jefferson Vascular Center
Thomas Jefferson University
Dr. Paul DiMuzio is using adult stem cells and advanced tissue-engineering technology to create new blood vessels for bypass grafts. Although veins are usually used for bypass grafts, not all patients have enough of their own tissue to use in this way. Dr. DiMuzio has successfully created grafts in larger animals and is working to make this innovative treatment option available to people.
Since receiving the Wylie Scholar Award, Dr. DiMuzio has been promoted to Director of the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery and Co-Director of the Jefferson Vascular Center at Thomas Jefferson University. He has received funding from the NIH, American Heart Association, American Vascular Association and industry. With multiple teaching and research awards, Dr. DiMuzio was listed in “Top Doctors” in Philadelphia Magazine.Learn more about Paul DiMuzio, MD...