Tanushree Banerjee, PhD

Title(s)Associate Researcher, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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    Department of Statistics,University of Delhi, IndiaPhD 2008Biostatistics
    Department of Statistics,University of Delhi, IndiaM.Phil.2004Biostatistics

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    Tanushree Banerjee, PhD is a Research Specialist in the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine. She also serves as a project manager and biostatistician for the CDC-funded Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) surveillance system and other federal agency funded CKD studies in the United States. Dr. Banerjee's research focuses on statistical methods for epidemiologic studies, survival analysis, behavioral outcomes and health measures, and quantitative methods. Her current primary research focuses on epidemiology of CKD, patient outcomes and quality of life, and evaluating risk factors for kidney disease and its progression. Dr. Banerjee has co-authored over 30 papers on nutritional risk factors, quality of life measures, screening tool for patients in the setting of pediatric HIV infection and CKD.

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    1. Lyu B, Banerjee T, Scialla JJ, Shafi T, Yevzlin AS, Powe NR, Parekh RS, Astor BC. Vascular Calcification Markers and Hemodialysis Vascular Access Complications. Am J Nephrol. 2018; 48(5):330-338. PMID: 30380526.
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    2. Sebastian A, Cordain L, Frassetto L, Banerjee T, Morris RC. Postulating the major environmental condition resulting in the expression of essential hypertension and its associated cardiovascular diseases: Dietary imprudence in daily selection of foods in respect of their potassium and sodium content resulting in oxidative stress-induced dysfunction of the vascular endothelium, vascular smooth muscle, and perivascular tissues. Med Hypotheses. 2018 Oct; 119:110-119. PMID: 30122481.
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    3. Banerjee T, Tucker K, Griswold M, Wyatt SB, Harman J, Young B, Taylor H, Powe NR. Dietary Potential Renal Acid Load and Risk of Albuminuria and Reduced Kidney Function in the Jackson Heart Study. J Ren Nutr. 2018 Jul; 28(4):251-258. PMID: 29751994.
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    4. Frassetto L, Banerjee T, Powe N, Sebastian A. Acid Balance, Dietary Acid Load, and Bone Effects-A Controversial Subject. Nutrients. 2018 Apr 21; 10(4). PMID: 29690515.
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    5. Crews DC, Banerjee T, Wesson DE, Morgenstern H, Saran R, Burrows NR, Williams DE, Powe NR. Race/Ethnicity, Dietary Acid Load, and Risk of End-Stage Renal Disease among US Adults with Chronic Kidney Disease. Am J Nephrol. 2018; 47(3):174-181. PMID: 29525790.
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    6. Shafi T, Sirich TL, Meyer TW, Hostetter TH, Plummer NS, Hwang S, Melamed ML, Banerjee T, Coresh J, Powe NR. Results of the HEMO Study suggest that p-cresol sulfate and indoxyl sulfate are not associated with cardiovascular outcomes. Kidney Int. 2017 12; 92(6):1484-1492. PMID: 28739139.
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    7. Dharmarajan SH, Bragg-Gresham JL, Morgenstern H, Gillespie BW, Li Y, Powe NR, Tuot DS, Banerjee T, Burrows NR, Rolka DB, Saydah SH, Saran R. State-Level Awareness of Chronic Kidney Disease in the U.S. Am J Prev Med. 2017 Sep; 53(3):300-307. PMID: 28410862.
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    8. Huang Y, Tilea A, Gillespie B, Shahinian V, Banerjee T, Grubbs V, Powe N, Rios-Burrows N, Pavkov M, Saran R. Understanding Trends in Kidney Function 1 Year after Kidney Transplant in the United States. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Aug; 28(8):2498-2510. PMID: 28270413.
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    9. Banerjee T, Crews DC, Wesson DE, Dharmarajan S, Saran R, Ríos Burrows N, Saydah S, Powe NR. Food Insecurity, CKD, and Subsequent ESRD in US Adults. Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 Jul; 70(1):38-47. PMID: 28215947.
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    10. Banerjee T, Meyer TW, Shafi T, Hostetter TH, Melamed M, Zhu Y, Powe NR. Free and total p-cresol sulfate levels and infectious hospitalizations in hemodialysis patients in CHOICE and HEMO. Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Feb; 96(6):e5799. PMID: 28178126.
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    11. Shafi T, Hostetter TH, Meyer TW, Hwang S, Hai X, Melamed ML, Banerjee T, Coresh J, Powe NR. Serum Asymmetric and Symmetric Dimethylarginine and Morbidity and Mortality in Hemodialysis Patients. Am J Kidney Dis. 2017 Jul; 70(1):48-58. PMID: 28089476.
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    12. Murphy D, McCulloch CE, Lin F, Banerjee T, Bragg-Gresham JL, Eberhardt MS, Morgenstern H, Pavkov ME, Saran R, Powe NR, Hsu CY. Trends in Prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease in the United States. Ann Intern Med. 2016 Oct 04; 165(7):473-481. PMID: 27479614.
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    13. Shafi T, Powe NR, Meyer TW, Hwang S, Hai X, Melamed ML, Banerjee T, Coresh J, Hostetter TH. Trimethylamine N-Oxide and Cardiovascular Events in Hemodialysis Patients. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017 Jan; 28(1):321-331. PMID: 27436853.
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    14. Tuot DS, Zhu Y, Velasquez A, Espinoza J, Mendez CD, Banerjee T, Hsu CY, Powe NR. Variation in Patients' Awareness of CKD according to How They Are Asked. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 09 07; 11(9):1566-73. PMID: 27340288.
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    15. Meyer TW, Sirich TL, Fong KD, Plummer NS, Shafi T, Hwang S, Banerjee T, Zhu Y, Powe NR, Hai X, Hostetter TH. Kt/Vurea and Nonurea Small Solute Levels in the Hemodialysis Study. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2016 Nov; 27(11):3469-3478. PMID: 27026365.
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    16. Banerjee T, Liu Y, Crews DC. Dietary Patterns and CKD Progression. Blood Purif. 2016; 41(1-3):117-22. PMID: 26765365.
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    17. Heung M, Steffick DE, Zivin K, Gillespie BW, Banerjee T, Hsu CY, Powe NR, Pavkov ME, Williams DE, Saran R, Shahinian VB. Acute Kidney Injury Recovery Pattern and Subsequent Risk of CKD: An Analysis of Veterans Health Administration Data. Am J Kidney Dis. 2016 May; 67(5):742-52. PMID: 26690912.
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    18. Tuot DS, Velasquez A, McCulloch CE, Banerjee T, Zhu Y, Hsu CY, Handley M, Schillinger D, Powe NR. The Kidney Awareness Registry and Education (KARE) study: protocol of a randomized controlled trial to enhance provider and patient engagement with chronic kidney disease. BMC Nephrol. 2015 Oct 22; 16:166. PMID: 26494562; PMCID: PMC4618520.
    19. Shafi T, Meyer TW, Hostetter TH, Melamed ML, Parekh RS, Hwang S, Banerjee T, Coresh J, Powe NR. Free Levels of Selected Organic Solutes and Cardiovascular Morbidity and Mortality in Hemodialysis Patients: Results from the Retained Organic Solutes and Clinical Outcomes (ROSCO) Investigators. PLoS One. 2015; 10(5):e0126048. PMID: 25938230; PMCID: PMC4418712.
    20. Banerjee T, Crews DC, Wesson DE, Tilea AM, Saran R, Ríos-Burrows N, Williams DE, Powe NR. High Dietary Acid Load Predicts ESRD among Adults with CKD. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2015 Jul; 26(7):1693-700. PMID: 25677388; PMCID: PMC4483581.
    21. Xu, H., Sjögren, P., Ärnlöv, J., Banerjee, T., Cederholm, T., Risérus, U., Lindholm, B., Lind, L., Carrero, JJ.A pro-inflammatory diet is associated with systemic inflammation and reduced kidney function in elderly adults. Journal of Nutrition. 2015; 145:729-735.
    22. Banerjee T, Scherzer R, Powe NR, Steffick D, Shahinian V, Saran R, Pavkov ME, Saydah S, Shlipak MG. Race and other risk factors for incident proteinuria in a national cohort of HIV-infected veterans. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2014 Oct 01; 67(2):145-52. PMID: 25072613; PMCID: PMC4162813.
    23. Banerjee T, Kim SJ, Astor B, Shafi T, Coresh J, Powe NR. Vascular access type, inflammatory markers, and mortality in incident hemodialysis patients: the Choices for Healthy Outcomes in Caring for End-Stage Renal Disease (CHOICE) Study. Am J Kidney Dis. 2014 Dec; 64(6):954-61. PMID: 25266479; PMCID: PMC4265216.
    24. Banerjee T, Crews DC, Wesson DE, Tilea A, Saran R, Rios Burrows N, Williams DE, Powe NR. Dietary acid load and chronic kidney disease among adults in the United States. BMC Nephrol. 2014 Aug 24; 15:137. PMID: 25151260; PMCID: PMC4151375.
    25. Tuot DS, Davis E, Velasquez A, Banerjee T, Powe NR. Assessment of printed patient-educational materials for chronic kidney disease. Am J Nephrol. 2013; 38(3):184-94. PMID: 23970127; PMCID: PMC3804301.
    26. Banerjee, T., Hemal, A, Pensi, T.Simultaneous HAART improves survival in children coinfected with HIV and TB. Tropical Medicine and International Health. 2012; 17(1):52-58.
    27. Banerjee, T., and Grover, G.Estimation of survival times of HIV-1 infected children for doubly and interval censored data. Electronic Journal of Applied Statistical Analysis. 2011; 4(2):155-163.
    28. Banerjee, T., Grover, G., Pensi, T., Banerjee, D. .Estimation of hazard of death in vertically transmitted HIV-1 infected children for doubly censored failure times and fixed covariates. Journal of Applied Statistics. 2011; 38(2):273-285.
    29. Banerjee, T., Pensi, T., Banerjee, D., Grover, G.Impact of HAART on survival, weight gain and resting energy expenditure in HIV-1-infected children in India. Annals of Tropical Paediatrics. 2010; 30:27-37.
    30. Banerjee, T., Pensi, T., Banerjee, D.HRQoL in HIV-infected children using PedsQLTM 4.0 and comparison with non-infected children. Quality of Life Research. 2010; 19(6):803-812.
    31. Banerjee, T., Pensi, T., Banerjee, D.Sensitivity of Paediatric AIDS Score vs. WHO Case Classification in Indian Children – A Retrospective Study. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics. 2009; 55(2):91-96.
    32. Banerjee T, Pensi T, Banerjee D. Sensitivity of paediatric AIDS score vs. WHO case classification in Indian children--a retrospective study. J Trop Pediatr. 2009 Apr; 55(2):91-6. PMID: 18776213.
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    33. Grover, G., Pensi, T., Banerjee, T.Behavioural disorders in 6-11-year-old, HIV-infected Indian children. Annals of Tropical Paediatrics. 2007; 27:215-224.