Kenneth Kwon

Associate Professor

Kenneth Kwon

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Cellular Biology and Anatomy

The Graduate School

  • (706) 721-0379
  • CB 1119


  • Ph.D., Physiology, Pathology, and Rel Johns Hopkins University, 2005

Awards & Honors

  • Emerging Scientist Award MCG/ Augusta University, 2020

  • FASEB Scholarship FASEB Acute Kidney Injury, 2019

  • Carl Gottschalk Career Development Award American Society of Nephrology, 2016

  • Outstanding Research Junior Faculty Award Medical University of South Carolina, 2016

  • Postdoctoral Research Award CTSI Howard Hughes Medical Institute , 2012

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ANAT 8090

    Current Topics in Cellular Bio


Selected Recent Publications

  • Extracellular Vesicles That Herald the Scarcity of Oxygen, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Ascorbate peroxidase‐mediated in situ labelling of proteins in secreted exosomes, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Upregulation of the serine palmitoyltransferase subunit SPTLC2 by endoplasmic reticulum stress inhibits the hepatic insulin response., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Differential release of extracellular vesicle tRNA from oxidative stressed renal cells and ischemic kidneys., 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Phosphorylation of slit diaphragm proteins NEPHRIN and NEPH1 upon binding of HGF promotes podocyte repair, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal