Douglas L. Mann, MD

Douglas L. Mann, MD

Ada L. Steininger Professorship in Cardiology
Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology

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  • BA, Biology: Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania (1974)
  • MD: Temple University School of Medicine (1979)
  • Internship, Medicine: Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1979-1980)
  • Residency, Medicine: Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1980-1982)
  • Fellowship, Cardiology: University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California (1982-1984)
  • Clinical and Research Fellow in Cardiology: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA (1984-1985)
  • Post-Doctoral Research Fellow: Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1985-1986)

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease


  • Distinguished Mentor Award, American College of Cardiology, 2015
  • Association of American Physicians, 2014
  • Hugh McCullough Award, American Heart Association, 2013
  • Simon Dack Award for Outstanding Scholarship, American College of Cardiology, 2011
  • President, Heart Failure Society of America, 2008-2010
  • Laughlin Alumnus of the Year, Temple University School of Medicine, 2004
  • Baylor College of Medicine Outstanding Teaching Award, 2003

Clinical Interests

Heart failure, general cardiology, cardio-neuromuscular disease

Research Interests

Dr. Mann’s primary research interest has been the molecular and cellular basis of heart failure, with particular emphasis on the role of innate immunity in heart failure. His laboratory has focused on the basic mechanisms that contribute to left ventricular remodeling and reverse left ventricular remodeling. He has been engaged in translational research for over 2 decades, and has also sought to translate concepts derived in his laboratory into phase I,II,III and IV clinical trials