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Dr James Cronin

Dr James Cronin

Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences

Telephone number

+44 (0) 1792 606409

Email address

Welsh language proficiency

Intermediate Welsh Speaker
Academic Office - 205
Second Floor
Institute of Life Science 1
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


James obtained a BSc in Medical Microbiology from King’s College London, an MSc from School of Medicine, Cardiff University and was awarded a PhD from Swansea University Medical School for investigating the role inflammation plays in throat cancer progression. James has keen interests in the roles metabolism and the immune system play in disease progression. In particular, James’ group focuses on the aberrant cell signalling pathways that lead to chronic inflammatory diseases and resistance to chemotherapy in cancer.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Cancer
  • Metabolism
  • Innate Immunity
  • Inflammation
  • Chronic disease
  • Cell Signalling
  • Immunology

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

James lectures on the Genetics and Biochemistry Degree programmes and is a Fellow of The Higher Education Academy. James’ teaching focuses on Human Immunology, Medical Genetics (Module coordinator), Biomedical techniques (Module coordinator) and Cancer Immunotherapy at BSc and Masters levels.

Research Collaborations