Douglas L. Mann, MD

mann douglasLewin Professor and Chief, Cardiovascular Division
Washington University School of Medicine
Cardiologist-in-Chief, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Contact Information:
Administrative Office: Northwest Tower, Suite 13121
Administrative Office Phone: 314-362-8908
Fax: 314-454-5550
Lab: Room 822 Clinical Sciences Research Building
Fax: 314-362-0186
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Education and Training:
1974 B.A., Biology, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania
1979 M.D., Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1979-1980: Intern in Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1980-1982: Resident in Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1982-1984: Cardiology Fellow, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California
1984-1985: Clinical and Research Fellow in Cardiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
1985-1986: Research Fellow in Cardiology, Temple University, Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1986-1990: Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina
1990-1991: Assistant Professor of Physiology, Medical University of South Carolina
1990-1991: Associate Professor of Medicine and Physiology, Medical University of South Carolina
1991-1996: Associate Professor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
1991-2000: Chief, Section of Cardiology, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
1996-2009: Professor of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
1998-2009: Director, Winters Center for Heart Failure Research, Baylor College of Medicine
2000-2009: Staff Physician, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
2001-2005: Mary and Gordon Cain Chair of Internal Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
2005-2009: Professor of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Baylor College of Medicine
2005-2009: Chief, Section of Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine, St. Luke's Hospital/Texas Heart
Institute, Don W. Chapman Chair of Cardiology
2009-present: Chief, Cardiovascular Division, Lewin Professor and Chair of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, Cardiologist-in-Chief, Barnes Jewish Hospital

Honors and Awards:
1970 Gilbert Prize in English, Lafayette College
1987-1992 Clinical Investigator Career Development Award, N.I.H.
1987 Finalist, Louis N. Katz Young Investigators Competition
1988 Young Investigator Award, Scientific Conference on Myocardial Hypertrophy, Big Sky, Montana
1990 Southern Society for Clinical Investigation
1991 Featured Research Program, VA Merit Review Program
1995 Alfred Soffer Award for Editorial Excellence, American College of Chest Physicians
1995 Michael DeBakey Excellence in Research Award
1996 Association of University Cardiologists
1996 American Society for Clinical Investigation
1998 Baylor College of Medicine Outstanding Teaching Award
2003 Baylor College of Medicine Outstanding Teaching Award
2004 Laughlin Alumnus of the Year, Temple University School of Medicine
2008-2010 President, Heart Failure Society of America
2011 Simon Dack Award for Outstanding Scholarship, American College of Cardiology
2012 AOA, Washington University School of Medicine Chapter
2013 Hugh McCullough Award, American Heart Association

Research Interests:
Dr. Mann's primary area of research is in the molecular and cellular basis of heart failure, with a particular emphasis on the role of inflammatory mediators in disease progression in the failing heart (see lab website). The Mann laboratory has also sought to translate concepts derived in the laboratory into "transitional" phase II and phase III clinical trials. He has published numerous articles and reviews in this field, is the editor for a leading textbook in heart failure: "Heart Failure, A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease," and is a co-editor for the 9th edition of "Braunwald's Heart Disease." Dr. Mann has previously served as the Deputy Editor for Chest and was an Associate Editor for Circulation. He is currently is a member of the Editorial Board of Circulation, Circulation Heart Failure, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology, JACC Heart Failure, Cardiology Today, Heart and Vessels, and Heart Failure Reviews. He has received numerous awards including the Michael E. DeBakey award for excellence in research, the Alfred Soffer Award for Editorial Excellence from the American College of Chest Physicians, and the Simon Dack Award for Outstanding Scholarship from the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Mann is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, the Association of University Cardiologists, The Association of Professors of Cardiology, the Heart Failure Society of America, and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

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