Thaddeus Mann

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Thaddeus Robert Rudolph Mann (4 December 1908 – 27 November 1993) was a biochemist who made significant contributions to the field of reproductive biology. Mann was born in Lwow, Austria-Hungary and was educated at Lwow University. He studied medicine at the Johannes Casimirus University in Lwow, obtaining the degrees of Physician in 1932 and Doctor of Medicine in 1934.

He continued his education at the Molteno Institute, Cambridge on a Rockefeller Fellowship, 1935-1937, and remained at the University of Cambridge during the rest of his career. He died in Cambridge.[1]

Mann began his career in the laboratory of Professor Jacob Karol Parnas (1884-1949) in Poland, where he was involved in research on glycolysis and muscle energy metabolism.[2]

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1951.[3]

He was married to Cecelia Lutwak-Mann, an endocrinologist and physiologist.[1]


Thaddeus Mann published more than 250 papers, and several books.[1]

  • Mann, T (1954), The Biochemistry of Semen, London: Methuen & Co; New York: John Wiley & Sons

Further reading[edit]

  • Ostrowski WS (1990) Thaddeus Mann. Life and work. Andrologia. 1990;22 Suppl 1:3–9.


  1. ^ a b c Polge, Chris (9 December 1993), "Obituary: Professor Thaddeus Mann", The Independent, retrieved 11 May 2010
  2. ^ Professor Thaddeus Mann (FRS) in Conversation with Dr Robin Harrison, Edina: Film and Sound Online, 24 October 1989, retrieved 11 May 2010
  3. ^ "Lists of Royal Society Fellows 1660-2007". London: The Royal Society. Retrieved 14 July 2010.

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