Frankie Baskin Stentz, M.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Medicine-Endocrinology

Office: 300a 920 Madison Building
Tel: (901) 448-5803
fstentz@uthsc.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Biochemistry/Molecular Sciences
  • M.S., Florida State University, Physical Chemistry
  • B.S., Middle Tennessee State University, Chemistry & Mathematics

Publications

  1. Stentz FB,Warren AB, Kitabchi AE,. Salutory effect of linolenic acid on palmitate and glucose-induced activation of human T-lymphocytes.. BBRC.
  2. Bray GA, Smith S, Banerji MA, Tripathy D, Clement S, Buchanan TA, Kitabchi A, Mudaliar S, Musi N, Ratner R, Schwenke D, Stentz FB, Reaven PA, DeFronzo RA. Effect of Pioglitazone on Body Composition in the ACTOS NOW Trial. JAMA, 2012.
  3. Saremi A, Schwenke D, Buchanan T, Hodis H, Mack W, Banerji MA, Bray GA, Clements S, Henry R, Kitabchi A, Mudaliar S, Ratner R, Stentz FB,. Musi N, Tripathy D, DeFronzo RA, Reaven P.. Pioglitazone slows the progression of atherosclerosis in prediabetes independent of changes in cardiovascular risk factors. JAMA, 2012.
  4. DeFronzo RA, Tripathy D, Banerji MA, Bray G, Buchanan TA, Clement S, Henry RR, Kitabchi AE, Mudaliar S, Musi N, Ratner R, Schwenke D, Stentz FB, and Reaven PD. Pioglitazone Reduces Conversion of IGT to Diabetes: Results from Actos Now for Prevention of Diabetes (ACT NOW) Study. New England Journal of Medicine, 364:12, 1104-1115, 2011., 364 (12), 1104-1115, 2011.
  5. Newton CA, Smiley D, Bode BW, Kitabchi AE, Davidson PC, Jacobs S, Steed RD, Stentz FB, Peng L, Muligan P, Freire AX, Temponi A, Umpierrez GE. A Comparison Study of Continuous Insulin Infusion Protocols in the Medical Intensive Care Unit: Compare-Guided VS. Standard Column-Based Algorithms.. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 5, 432-437, 2010.
  6. Gosmanov AR, Smiley D, Robalino G, Siquiera JM, Stentz, FB, Peng L, Kitabchi AE. Effects of intravenous glucose load on insulin secretion in patients with ketosis-prone diabetes mellitus during near-normoglycemia remission. Diabetes Care, 4, 854-860, 2010.
  7. Ralph A. DeFronzo, MaryAnn Banerji, Thomas A. Buchanan, Stephen C. Clement, Robert R. Henry, Abbas E. Kitabchi, Sunder Mudaliar, Nicolas Musi, Robert E. Ratner, Peter Reaven, Dawn Schwenke, Frankie B. Stentz and Devjit Tripathy. Determinants of Glucose Tolerance in IGT at Baseline in the Actos Now for Prevention of Diabetes (ACT NOW) Study. Diabetologia, 53:3:435-445, 2010., 53 (3), 435-445, 2010.
  8. Ralph A. DeFronzo, MaryAnn Banerji, Thomas A. Buchanan, Stephen C. Clement, Robert R. Henry, Abbas E. Kitabchi, Sunder Mudaliar, Nicolas Musi, Robert E. Ratner, Peter Reaven, Dawn Schwenke, Frankie B. Stentz and Devjit Tripathy. Actos Now for the Prevention of Diabetes (ACT NOW) Study. BMC Endocrine Disorders, 9, 17-20, 2009.
  9. Razavi L, Kitabchi AE, Stentz FB, Wan JY, Larijani BA, Tehrani M, Gozashti M, Midfar K, Taheri E. Proinflammatory cytokines in response to insulin-induced hypoglycemic stress in healthy subjects. Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental, 58 (2), 42-47, 2009.
  10. Kitabchi, AE, Umpierrez, GE, Fisher, JN, Murphy, MB, Stentz, FB. Thirty years of personal experience in hyperglycemic crises: diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperglycemic hyperosmolar state. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 93 (5), 1541-52, 2008.
  11. Stentz, FB, Kitabchi, AE. Transcriptome and proteome expressions involved in insulin resistance in muscle and activated T-lymphocytes of patients with type 2 diabetes. Genomics Proteomics Bioinformatics, 5 (3-4), 216-35, 2007.
  12. Stentz, FB, Kitabchi, AE. Palmitic acid-induced activation of human T-lymphocytes and aortic endothelial cells with production of insulin receptors, reactive oxygen species, cytokines, and lipid peroxidation. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 346 (3), 721-6, 2006.
  13. Gosmanov, AR, Stentz, FB, Kitabchi, AE. De novo emergence of insulin-stimulated glucose uptake in human aortic endothelial cells incubated with high glucose. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab, 290 (3), E516-22, 2006.
  14. Stentz, FB, Kitabchi, AE. Hyperglycemia-induced activation of human T-lymphocytes with de novo emergence of insulin receptors and generation of reactive oxygen species. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 335 (2), 491-5, 2005.
  15. Stentz, FB, Kitabchi, AE. Transcriptome and proteome expression in activated human CD4 and CD8 T-lymphocytes. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 324 (2), 692-6, 2004.
  16. Stentz, FB, Umpierrez, GE, Cuervo, R, Kitabchi, AE. Proinflammatory cytokines, markers of cardiovascular risks, oxidative stress, and lipid peroxidation in patients with hyperglycemic crises. Diabetes, 53 (8), 2079-86, 2004.
  17. Kitabchi, AE, Stentz, FB, Umpierrez, GE. Diabetic ketoacidosis induces in vivo activation of human T-lymphocytes. Biochem Biophys Res Commun, 315 (2), 404-7, 2004.
  18. Stentz, FB, Kitabchi, AE. De novo emergence of growth factor receptors in activated human CD4+ and CD8+ T lymphocytes. Metabolism, 53 (1), 117-22, 2004.
  19. Stentz, FB, Kitabchi, AE. Activated T lymphocytes in Type 2 diabetes: implications from in vitro studies. Curr Drug Targets, 4 (6), 493-503, 2003.
  20. Hughes, TA, Elam, MB, Applegate, WB, Bond, MG, Hughes, SM, Wang, X, Tolley, EA, Bittle, JB, Stentz, FB, Kang, ES. Postprandial lipoprotein responses in hypertriglyceridemic subjects with and without cardiovascular disease. Metabolism, 44 (8), 1082-98, 1995.
  21. Casson, PR, Faquin, LC, Stentz, FB, Straughn, AB, Andersen, RN, Abraham, GE, Buster, JE. Replacement of dehydroepiandrosterone enhances T-lymphocyte insulin binding in postmenopausal women. Fertil Steril, 63 (5), 1027-31, 1995.
  22. Casson, PR, Andersen, RN, Herrod, HG, Stentz, FB, Straughn, AB, Abraham, GE, Buster, JE. Oral dehydroepiandrosterone in physiologic doses modulates immune function in postmenopausal women. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 169 (6), 1536-9, 1993.
  23. Stentz, FB, Kitabchi, AE, Schilling, JW, Schronk, LR, Seyer, JM. Identification of insulin intermediates and sites of cleavage of native insulin by insulin protease from human fibroblasts. J Biol Chem, 264 (34), 20275-82, 1989.
  24. Kitabchi, AE, Stentz, FB, Cole, C, Duckworth, WC. Accelerated insulin degradation: an alternate mechanism for insulin resistance. Diabetes Care, 2 (6), 414-7, 1979.