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Sara Manning MD, MS

Assistant Professor

Dr. Manning received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Harvard University, where she graduated magna cum laude prior to moving to Philadelphia.  She received her medical degree, along with a master's degree in Cellular and Molecular Biology, from the University of Pennsylvania.  She went on to complete residency in neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, where she subsequently completed a fellowship in cognitive neurology. She now works both in the Penn Frontotemporal Degeneration Center and the Penn Memory Center.  She’s particularly interested in narrative medicine and teaching the lay public about neurologic afflictions.  She's published work in The New York Times and The Boston Globe Magazine and is working on a book about molecules that hijack the brain.

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