James Mullin

James Mullin, PhD

Resident Faculty

Dr. Mullin’s research focuses on the role of tight junctional leakiness in cancer, aging, infectious diseases and inflammatory diseases in the GI tract, respiratory tract, the oral epithelium and the lining of the uterus. He also is investigating the effect of micronutrient consumption/nutrition on reducing epithelial barrier leak, and the role of barrier (junctional) leak in infectious diseases such as Ebola, Marburg and coronaviruses.

  • 1986–Present: Professor, Lankenau Institute for Medical Research
  • 2002–Present: Director of Research, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Lankenau Medical Center
  • 2002–Present: Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology, St. Joseph's University
  • 2005–Present: Professor, Sidney Kimmel College of Medicine, Thomas Jefferson University
  • 2011–Present: Editorial Board, The Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Research
  • 2011–Present: Editorial Board, The Scientific World Journal
  • 2012–Present: Editorial Board, Gastrointestinal Cancer: Targets and Therapy
  • 2015–Present: Editorial Board, Austin Journal of Gastroenterology
  • 2018–Present: Editorial Board, World Journal of Gastrointestinal Pharmacology and Therapeutics