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Douglas Mann MD

Douglas L Mann MD

Professor, Internal Medicine Lewin Professor and Chief, Cardiovascular Division Cardiologist-in-Chief, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Dr. Mann is the Lewin Chair and Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology and Physiology, Chief of the Division of Cardiology at the Washington University School of Medicine, and Cardiologist in Chief at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed fellowships in clinical cardiology at the University of California San Diego, and Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. 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 disease progression and recovery of the failing heart. The author of numerous peer reviewed articles on the role on inflammatory mediators in cardiac remodeling and myocardial recovery, Dr. Mann is also the editor of Heart Failure, A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease, 2nd edition and a co-editor of Braunwald’s Heart Disease, 9th edition, the leading textbook in cardiovascular medicine. Dr. Mann has previously served as the Deputy Editor for Chest and was an Associate Editor for Circulation. He is currently the Senior Guest Editor of Circulation Heart Failure, and is a member of the Editorial Board of Circulation, 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, and the Alfred Soffer Award for Editorial Excellence from the American College of Chest Physicians, include the Alfred Soffer Award for Editorial Excellence from the American College of and the Simon Dack Award from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology for outstanding scholarship. 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,the American Clinical and Climatological Association, and is a Fellow of the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology. He is the past president of the Heart Failure Society and the Medical Alumnus of the Year award from Temple University School of Medicine. 


The following are Douglas Mann's disclosures:

  • Grant/Research Support: National Institutes of Health
  • Consultant:  Bristol Myers Squibb, Novartis, Corvia Medical
  • Advisory Board: miRagen