Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Renato V. Iozzo, MD

Renato V. Iozzo, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Director, Electron Microscopy

Pathology - Electron Microscopy

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Office Locations

336 Jefferson Alumni Hall
1020 Locust Street
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 503-2208

Medical Services

Board Certifications

  • Pathology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Univ di Firenze, Italy, Medical School

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • CorVel
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO

Recent Publications

Stepwise impairment of neural stem cell proliferation and neurogenesis concomitant with disruption of blood-brain barrier in recurrent ischemic stroke

Dual regulation of decorin by androgen and Hedgehog signaling during prostate morphogenesis

Extracellular matrix: The driving force of mammalian diseases

The perlecan-interacting growth factor progranulin regulates ubiquitination, sorting, and lysosomal degradation of sortilin

The angiostatic molecule Multimerin 2 is processed by MMP-9 to allow sprouting angiogenesis

Decorin and biglycan are necessary for maintaining collagen fibril structure, fiber realignment, and mechanical properties of mature tendons

Dissecting the CD93-Multimerin 2 interaction involved in cell adhesion and migration of the activated endothelium

A novel biological function of soluble biglycan: Induction of erythropoietin production and polycythemia

Steroid hormones are key modulators of tissue mechanical function via regulation of collagen and elastic fibers

Decorin-inducible Peg3 evokes beclin 1-mediated autophagy and thrombospondin 1-mediated angiostasis

Forced exercise-induced osteoarthritis is attenuated in mice lacking the small leucine-rich proteoglycan decorin

Proteoglycan neofunctions: regulation of inflammation and autophagy in cancer biology

A current view of perlecan in physiology and pathology: A mosaic of functions

The nature and biology of basement membranes

Decorin is a devouring proteoglycan: Remodeling of intracellular catabolism via autophagy and mitophagy

Decorin-evoked paternally expressed gene 3 (PEG3) is an upstream regulator of the transcription factor EB (TFEB) in endothelial cell autophagy

c-Src, Insulin-Like Growth Factor I Receptor, G-Protein-Coupled Receptor Kinases and Focal Adhesion Kinase are Enriched Into Prostate Cancer Cell Exosomes

Oncogenic activin C interacts with decorin in colorectal cancer in vivo and in vitro

Glycoproteomics Reveals Decorin Peptides with Anti-Myostatin Activity in Human Atrial Fibrillation

Endorepellin-evoked autophagy contributes to angiostasis