Arion joined the lab as a postdoctoral fellow in June 2009.
BS: Florida A&M University, 2001
MS: Florida A&M University, 2003
PhD: University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2009
Bumrungpert, A., Kalpravidh, R.W., Chitchumroonchokchai, C., Chuang, C.C., West, T., Kennedy, A., McIntosh, M. 2009. Xanthones from Mangosteen Prevent Lipopolysaccharide-Mediated Inflammation and Insulin Resistance in Primary Cultures of Human Adipocytes. J Nutr. Apr 29.
Kennedy, A., Martinez, K., Chung, C.C., LaPoint, K., McIntosh, M. 2008. Saturated Fatty Acid-Mediated Inflammation and Insulin Resistance in Adipose Tissue- Mechanisms of Action and Implications. J. Nutr. 139:1-4.
Kennedy, A., Overman, A., Martinez, K., LaPoint, K., Hopkins, R., Chuang, C.C., West, T., McIntosh, M. 2009. Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA)-Mediated Inflammation and Insulin Resistance in Human Adipocytes is Attenuated by Resveratrol. J. Lipid Res. 50:225-232.
Kennedy, A., Chung, S., LaPoint, K., Fabiyi, O., McIntosh, M. 2008. Trans-10, Cis-12 Conjugated Linoleic Acid Antagonizes Ligand-Dependent PPARγ Activity in Primary Cultures of Human Adipocytes. J. Nutr. 138:455-461. (Editors’ Pick of the Month)
Chung, S., Lapoint, K., Martinez, K., Kennedy, A., Boysen-Sandberg, M., McIntosh, M.K. 2006. Preadipocytes mediate LPS-induced inflammation and insulin resistance in primary cultures of newly differentiated human adipocytes. Endocrinology . 147: 5340-5351.
Freeman, L., Kennedy, A., Wu, J., Bark, S., Remaley, A.T., Santamarina-Fojo, S., Brewer, H.B. Jr. 2004. The orphan nuclear receptor LRH-1 activates the ABCG5/ABCG8 intergenic promoter. J Lipid Res. 45:1197-206.