About ASN

Roslyn B. Mannon, MD, FASN, BRCU Faculty

ASN Biography

Roslyn B. Mannon, MD, FASN, is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology and Professor of Surgery in the Division of Transplantation at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She is also the Director of Research for the Comprehensive Transplant Institute. A Fellow of the American Society of Nephrology (FASN), Dr. Mannon received her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine. She completed her Internal Medicine internship, residency and nephrology fellowship at Duke, and was Chief Medical Resident for the Department of Medicine. She remained on the faculty in the Division of Nephrology at Duke as an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of the Durham VA Medical Center Kidney transplant program.

In June 2000, Dr. Mannon joined the NIH/NIDDK intramural transplant program. There, she served as the Medical Director of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation and was a primary investigator in intramural translational studies in tolerance as well as acute and late allograft failure. In August 2008, she joined the faculty at UAB and was recently named the Medical Director of Transplantation at the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Dr. Mannon is Board Certified in internal medicine and nephrology.

Dr. Mannon’s laboratory research focuses on mechanisms of chronic graft injury using in vitro and rodent models of kidney transplantation. She is the site principal investigator for the Clinical Trials in Organ Transplantation, a consortium of transplant studies funded by NIH/NIAID and serves as a member of the CTOT Steering Committee and Mechanistic Studies Committee. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed publications on the mechanisms of chronic allograft injury, ischemic injury following organ procurement, and other medical complications after transplantation.