Tanushree Banerjee, PhD, MPhil

Professional Researcher

Tanushree Banerjee, PhD is an Associate Professional Researcher in the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine. She also serves as the lead 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, nutrition-related studies, 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 40 papers on nutritional risk factors, quality of life measures, screening tool for patients in the setting of pediatric HIV infection and CKD.
Education
PhD, 2008 - Biostatistics, Department of Statistics,University of Delhi
M.Phil., 2004 - Biostatistics, Department of Statistics,University of Delhi
Publications
  1. Banerjee T, Frongillo EA, Turan JM, Sheira LA, Adedimeji A, Wilson T, Merenstein D, Cohen M, Adimora AA, Ofotokun I, Metsch L, D'Souza G, Fischl MA, Fisher MC, Tien PC, Weiser SD. Association of Higher Intake of Plant-Based Foods and Protein With Slower Kidney Function Decline in Women With HIV. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2023. PMID: 37850979


  2. Banerjee T, Sebastian A, Frassetto L. Association of diet-dependent systemic acid load, renal function, and serum albumin concentration. Journal of renal nutrition : the official journal of the Council on Renal Nutrition of the National Kidney Foundation 2023. PMID: 36736469


  3. Banerjee T, McCulloch CE, Crews DC, Burrows NR, Pavkov ME, Saran R, Morgenstern H, Bragg-Gresham J, Powe NR, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Chronic Kidney Disease Surveillance Team, CDC CKD Surveillance Team. Proinflammatory Diets and Risk of ESKD in US Adults with CKD. Kidney360 2022. PMID: 36514411


  4. Frassetto L, Remer T, Banerjee T. Dietary Contributions to Metabolic Acidosis. Advances in chronic kidney disease 2022. PMID: 36175075


  5. Sohaney R, Yin H, Shahinian V, Saran R, Burrows NR, Pavkov ME, Banerjee T, Hsu CY, Powe N, Steffick D, Zivin K, Heung M, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Chronic Kidney Disease Surveillance Team. In-Hospital and 1-Year Mortality Trends in a National Cohort of US Veterans with Acute Kidney Injury. "It's not the doctor - it's me." How self-blame obscures language and other structural barriers to diabetes care mong low-income Latinos with limited English Proficiency. 2022. PMID: 35131927


  6. Banerjee T, Sebastian A, Frassetto LA. Diet-dependent acid load associates with mean arterial pressure in a cohort of non-obese, non-black, post-menopausal women. Applied physiology, nutrition, and metabolism = Physiologie appliquee, nutrition et metabolisme 2021. PMID: 34614363


  7. Banerjee T, Carrero JJ, McCulloch C, Burrows NR, Siegel KR, Morgenstern H, Saran R, Powe NR, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Chronic Kidney Disease Surveillance Team. Dietary Factors and Prevention: Risk of End-Stage Kidney Disease by Fruit and Vegetable Consumption. American journal of nephrology 2021. PMID: 34044392


  8. Chu CD, Powe NR, McCulloch CE, Banerjee T, Crews DC, Saran R, Bragg-Gresham J, Morgenstern H, Pavkov ME, Saydah SH, Tuot DS. Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitor or Angiotensin Receptor Blocker Use Among Hypertensive US Adults With Albuminuria. Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979) 2020. PMID: 33190561


  9. Parmenter BH, Dymock M, Banerjee T, Sebastian A, Slater GJ, Frassetto LA. Performance of Predictive Equations and Biochemical Measures Quantifying Net Endogenous Acid Production and the Potential Renal Acid Load. Kidney international reports 2020. PMID: 33102966


  10. Chu CD, McCulloch CE, Banerjee T, Pavkov ME, Burrows NR, Gillespie BW, Saran R, Shlipak MG, Powe NR, Tuot DS. CKD Awareness Among US Adults by Future Risk of Kidney Failure. American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation 2020. PMID: 32305206


  11. Gardezi AI, Karim MS, Rosenberg JE, Scialla JJ, Banerjee T, Powe NR, Shafi T, Parekh RS, Yevzlin AS, Astor BC. Markers of mineral metabolism and vascular access complications: The Choices for Healthy Outcomes in Caring for ESRD (CHOICE) study. Hemodialysis international. International Symposium on Home Hemodialysis 2019. PMID: 31789482


  12. Banerjee T, Crews DC, Wesson DE, McCulloch CE, Johansen KL, Saydah S, Rios Burrows N, Saran R, Gillespie B, Bragg-Gresham J, Powe NR. Elevated serum anion gap in adults with moderate chronic kidney disease increases risk for progression to end-stage renal disease. American journal of physiology. Renal physiology 2019. PMID: 30908932


  13. Banerjee T, Crews DC, Tuot DS, Pavkov ME, Burrows NR, Stack AG, Saran R, Bragg-Gresham J, Powe NR. Poor accordance to a DASH dietary pattern is associated with higher risk of ESRD among adults with moderate chronic kidney disease and hypertension. Kidney international 2019. PMID: 30975440


  14. Lyu B, Banerjee T, Scialla JJ, Shafi T, Yevzlin AS, Powe NR, Parekh RS, Astor BC. Vascular Calcification Markers and Hemodialysis Vascular Access Complications. American journal of nephrology 2018. PMID: 30380526


  15. 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. Journal of renal nutrition : the official journal of the Council on Renal Nutrition of the National Kidney Foundation 2018. PMID: 29751994


  16. Frassetto L, Banerjee T, Powe N, Sebastian A. Acid Balance, Dietary Acid Load, and Bone Effects-A Controversial Subject. Nutrients 2018. PMID: 29690515


  17. 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. American journal of nephrology 2018. PMID: 29525790


  18. 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 international 2017. PMID: 28739139


  19. 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. Volume 53 of Issue 3. 2017. PMID: 28410862


  20. 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. Volume 28 of Issue 8. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN 2017. PMID: 28270413


  21. 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. American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation 2017. PMID: 28215947


  22. 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 2017. PMID: 28178126


  23. 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. American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation 2017. PMID: 28089476


  24. 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. Annals of internal medicine 2016. PMID: 27479614


  25. 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. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN 2016. PMID: 27436853


  26. 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. Volume 11 of Issue 9. Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN 2016. PMID: 27340288


  27. 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. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN 2016. PMID: 27026365


  28. Banerjee T, Liu Y, Crews DC. Dietary Patterns and CKD Progression. Volume 41 of Issue 1-3. Blood purification 2016. PMID: 26765365


  29. 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. American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation 2015. PMID: 26690912


  30. 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. Volume 16. 2015. PMID: 26494562


  31. 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. Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN 2015. PMID: 25677388


  32. 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. PMID:


  33. 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. Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes (1999) 2014. PMID: 25072613


  34. 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. American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation 2014. PMID: 25266479


  35. 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 nephrology 2014. PMID: 25151260


  36. Tuot DS, Davis E, Velasquez A, Banerjee T, Powe NR. Assessment of printed patient-educational materials for chronic kidney disease. Volume 38 of Issue 3. 2013. PMID: 23970127


  37. Banerjee, T., Hemal, A, Pensi, T.. Simultaneous HAART improves survival in children coinfected with HIV and TB Tropical Medicine and International Health 2012. PMID:


  38. 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. PMID:


  39. 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. PMID:


  40. 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. PMID:


  41. 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. PMID:


  42. 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. PMID:


  43. Banerjee T, Pensi T, Banerjee D. Sensitivity of paediatric AIDS score vs. WHO case classification in Indian children--a retrospective study. Volume 55 of Issue 2. Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 2008. PMID: 18776213


  44. Grover, G., Pensi, T., Banerjee, T.. Behavioural disorders in 6-11-year-old, HIV-infected Indian children Annals of Tropical Paediatrics 2007. PMID: