Specialties: Pediatric brain tumors
Dr. Banerjee is a pediatric neuro-oncologist specializing in treating children with brain tumors. In addition to clinical care, she is also involved in epidemiology research, as well as numerous clinical trials. Her research focuses on the use of convection-enhanced delivery of novel drugs for treatment of high-grade glioma, as well as other treatment strategies for brainstem glioma.
1987: BA, Stanford University
1990: MPH, Tulane School of Public Health
1992: MD, Tulane School of Medicine
1992-1996: Residency, Pediatrics, UCSF
1996: Chief Resident, Pediatrics, San Francisco General Hospital
1996-1999: Clinical Fellow, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, UCSF
1999-2000: Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, UCSF
2001-2007: Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Neurosurgery, UCSF
2007-Present: Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Neurosurgery, UCSF
Large vessel arteriopathy after cranial radiation therapy in pediatric brain tumor survivors.
Nordstrom M, Felton E, Sear K, Tamrazi B, Torkildson J, Gauvain K, Haas-Kogan DA, Chen J, Buono BD, Banerjee A, Samuel D, Saloner D, Tian B, Roddy E, Hess C, Fullerton H, Mueller S.
J Child Neurol. 2018 Apr;33(5):359-366.
A phase I trial of the MEK inhibitor selumetinib (AZD6244) in pediatric patients with recurrent or refractory low-grade glioma: a Pediatric Brain Tumor Consortium (PBTC) study.
Banerjee A, Jakacki RI, Onar-Thomas A, Wu S, Nicolaides T, Young Poussaint T, Fangusaro J, Phillips J, Perry A, Turner D, Prados M, Packer RJ, Qaddoumi I, Gururangan S, Pollack IF, Goldman S, Doyle LA, Stewart CF, Boyett JM, Kun LE, Fouladi M.
Neuro Oncol. 2017 Aug 1;19(8):1135-1144.
Deep sequencing of WNT-activated medulloblastomas reveals secondary SHH pathway activation.
Iorgulescu JB, Van Ziffle J, Stevers M, Grenert JP, Bastian BC, Chavez L, Stichel D, Buchhalter I, Samuel D, Nicolaides T, Banerjee A, Mueller S, Gupta N, Tihan T, Bollen AW, Northcott PA, Kool M, Pfister S, Korshunov A, Perry A, Solomon DA.
Acta Neuropathol. 2018 Apr;135(4):635-638.