Dr Tom Mules

Dr Tom Mules is a physician specialising in gastroenterology and hepatology, and lecturer at the University of Otago School of Medicine. His research interests include the role of intestinal barrier dysfunction in disease, hookworm therapy, Helicobacter pylori and the psychosocial impact of inflammatory bowel disease.

Tom is part of the Hookworm therapy programme in the Le Gros Laboratory.



Mules TC, Inns S, Le Gros G (2023). Helminths' therapeutic potential to treat intestinal barrier dysfunction. Allergy. 78(11):2892-2905

Mules TC, Lavender B, Maclean K, Vacca F, Noble SL, Yumnam B, Te Kawa T, Cait A, Tang J, O'Sullivan D, Gasser O, Stanley J, Le Gros G, Camberis M, Inns S (2023). Controlled Hookworm Infection for Medication-free Maintenance in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis: A Pilot, Double-blind, Randomized Control Trial. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2023 Jun 15