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Pia Banerjee, PhD

Pia Banerjee, PhD

  • Director, Neuropsychology Research Operations

Departments

Education

BS – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts
MA – Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri
PhD – Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri

Current Research

  • Brain Integrity in Survivors of Hodgkin Lymphoma Treated with Thoracic Radiation (BRIGHT), Co-Investigator
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Survivors of Hodgkin Lymphoma Treated with Thoracic Radiation (APNEA), Co-Investigator
  • Risk of Psychopathology and Neurocognitive Impairment in Leukemia Survivors (NEULS), Co-Investigator
  • Treatment for Executive Dysfunction in Adult Survivors of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALLSTIM), Co-Investigator
  • Healthy Kids after Cancer: A Physical Activity and Nutrition Intervention (HKAC), Co-Investigator
  • Neurostimulation in Adult Survivors of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (NEUROSTIM), Co-Investigator
  • Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation of the Temporal Cortex in Survivors of Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALLSUP), Co-Investigator

Research Interests

  • Patterns and predictors of neurocognitive function in cancer survivors
  • Associations between neurocognitive function and neuroimaging, genomic, and molecular biomarkers of central nervous system integrity
  • Late effects of cancer therapy
  • Remediation of executive function, attention, and memory difficulties

Selected Publications

Williams AM, Krull KR, Howell CR, Banerjee P, Brinkman TM, Kaste SC, Partin RE, Srivastava D, Yasui Y, Armstrong GT, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Ness KK. Physiologic frailty and neurocognitive decline among young-adult childhood cancer  survivors: A prospective study from the St Jude Lifetime Cohort. J Clin Oncol July;JCO2100194,2021. doi: 10.1200/JCO.21.00194

Williams AM, Cheung YT, Hyun G, Liu W, Ness KK, Ehrhardt MJ, Mulrooney DA, Bhakta N, Banerjee P, Brinkman TM, Green DM, Chemaitilly W, Huang IC, Srivastava D, Hudson MM, Robison LL, Krull KR. Childhood neurotoxicity and brain resilience to adverse events during adulthood. Ann Neurol Dec 4, 2020. doi: 10.1002/ana.25981. Online ahead of print.

Phillips NS, Kesler SR, Scoggins MA, Glass JO, Cheung YT, Liu W, Banerjee P, Ogg RJ, Srivastava D, Pui CH, Robison LL, Reddick WE, Hudson MM, Krull KR. Connectivity of the cerebello-thalamo-cortical pathway in survivors of childhood leukemia treated with chemotherapy only. JAMA Netw Open Nov 2;3(11):e2025839, 2020. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.25839.

Bass JK, Liu W, Banerjee P, Brinkman TM, Mulrooney DA, Gajjar A, Pappo AS, Merchant TE, Armstrong GT, Srivastava D, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Krull KR. Association of hearing impairment with neurocognition in survivors of childhood cancer. JAMA Oncol Sep 1;6(9):1363-1371, 2020. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2020.2822.

Tonning Olsson I, Lubas MM, Li C, Mandrell BN, Banerjee P, Howell CR, Ness KK, Srivastava D, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Krull KR, Brinkman TM. Insomnia and neurocognitive functioning in adult survivors of childhood cancer. JNCI Cancer Spectr Feb 19;4(3):pkaa008, 2020. doi: 10.1093/jncics/pkaa008. eCollection Jun 2020.

Tonning Olsson I, Brinkman TM, Wang M, Ehrhardt MJ, Banerjee P, Mulrooney DA, Huang IC, Ness KK, Bishop MW, Srivastava D, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Krull KR. Neurocognitive and psychosocial outcomes in adult survivors of childhood soft-tissue sarcoma: A report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort. Cancer Apr 1;126(7):1576-1584, 2020. doi: 10.1002/cncr.32694. Epub Jan 8, 2020.

Schulte FSM, Patton M, Alberts NM, Kunin-Batson A, Olson-Bullis BA, Forbes C, Russell KB, Neville A, Heathcote LC, Karlson CW, Racine NM, Charnock C, Hocking MC, Banerjee P, Tutelman PR, Noel M, Krull KR. Pain in long-term survivors of childhood cancer: A systematic review of the current state of knowledge and a call to action from the Children's Oncology Group. Cancer Jan 1;127(1):35-44, 2020. doi: 10.1002/cncr.33289. Epub Oct 28, 2020.

Schulte F, Kunin-Batson AS, Olson-Bullis BA, Banerjee P, Hocking MC, Janzen L, Kahalley LS, Wroot H, Forbes C, Krull KR. Social attainment in survivors of pediatric central nervous system tumors: A systematic review and meta-analysis from the Children's Oncology Group. J Cancer Surviv Dec;13(6):921-931, 2019. doi: 10.1007/s11764-019-00808-3. Epub Oct 17, 2019.

Olsson IT, Brinkman TM, Hyun G, Banerjee P, Mulrooney DA, Huang IC, Green DM, Srivastava D, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Krull KR. Neurocognitive outcomes in long-term survivors of Wilms tumor: A report from the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort. J Cancer Surviv June 26, 2019.

Banerjee P, Rossi MG, Anghelescu DL, Liu W, Breazeale AM, Reddick WE, Glass JO, Phillips NS, Jacola LM, Sabin ND, Inaba H, Srivastava D, Robison LL, Pui CH, Hudson MM, Krull KR. Association between anesthesia exposure and neurocognitive and neuroimaging outcomes in long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. JAMA Oncol June 20, 2019.

Liu W, Cheung YT, Brinkman TM, Banerjee P, Srivastava D, Nolan VG, Zhang H, Gurney JG, Pui CH, Robison LL, Hudson MM, Krull KR. Behavioral symptoms and psychiatric disorders in child and adolescent long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with chemotherapy only. Psychooncology 27(6):1597-1607, 2018.

Cheung YT, Brinkman TM, Mulrooney DA, Mzayek Y, Liu W, Banerjee P, Panoskaltsis Mortari A, Srivastava D, Pui CH, Robison LL, Hudson MM, & Krull KR. Impact of sleep, fatigue and systemic inflammation on neurocognitive and behavioral outcomes in long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Cancer 123(17):3410-3419, 2017. 

Studaway A, Ojha RP, Brinkman TM, Zhang N, Baassiri M, Banerjee P, Ehrhardt MJ, Srivastava D, Robison LL, Hudson MM, & Krull KR. Chronic hepatitis C virus infection and neurocognitive function in adult survivors of childhood cancer. Cancer 123(22):4498-4505, 2017. 

Cheung YT, Chemaitilly W, Mulrooney DA, Brinkman TM, Liu W, Banerjee P, Srivastava D, Pui CH, Robison LL, Hudson MM, & Krull KR. Association between dehydroepiandrosterone-sulfate and attention in long-term survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia treated with only chemotherapy. Psychoneuroendocrinology 76:114-118, 2016.

Banerjee P, Leu K, Harris RJ, Cloughesy TF, Lai A, Nghiemphu PL, Pope WB, Bookheimer SY, Ellingson BM. Association between lesion location and language function in adult glioma using voxel-based lesion-symptom mapping. NeuroImage: Clinical 9:617-624, 2015.

Banerjee P, White DA. Clinical assessment of organizational strategy: An examination of healthy adults. Psychological Assessment 27(2):726-732, 2015.

Banerjee P, Grange DK, Steiner RD, White DA. Executive strategic processing during verbal fluency performance in children with phenylketonuria. Child Neuropsychology 17(2):105-117, 2011.

Karzon R, Banerjee P. Animated toys versus video reinforcement in 16 to 24 month-old children in a clinical setting. American Journal of Audiology 19:91-99, 2010.

Cuff A, Banerjee P, Azhdam B. Managing for oncology growth, Volume II: Best practices for expanding access to care. Washington, DC: The Advisory Board Company. 232p, 2008.

Cuff A, Banerjee P, Azhdam B. Managing for oncology growth, Volume I: Best practices for increasing efficiency. Washington, DC: The Advisory Board Company. 214p, 2007.

Contos B, Pfenninger D, Banerjee P, Martsolf GR, Measells K. Outlook for medical cardiology: Five-year technology and business assessment. Washington, DC: The Advisory Board Company. 249p, 2007.

Siegler A, Cuff A, Banerjee P, Martsolf GR. Cancer center of the future: Strategic blueprint and management imperatives for new therapies and services. Washington, DC: The Advisory Board Company. 263p, 2006.

Pfenninger D, Banerjee P. Quality-based competition: Best practices for optimizing cardiac quality reporting. Washington, DC: The Advisory Board Company. 149p, 2006.

Herrington J, Zhou YP, Bugianesi RM, Duslki PM, Feng Y, Warren VA, Smith MM, Kohler MG, Garsky VM, Sanchez M, Wagner M, Raphaelli K, Banerjee, P, Ahaghotu C, Wunderler D, Priest BT, Mehl JT, Garcia ML, McManus OB, Kaczorowski GJ, Slaughter RS. Blockers of the delayed-rectifier potassium current in pancreatic β-cells enhance glucose-dependent insulin secretion. Diabetes 55:1034-1042, 2006.

Yan L, Herrington J, Goldberg E, Dulski PM, Bugianesi RM, Slaughter RS, Banerjee P, Brochu RM, Priest BT, Kaczorowski GJ, Rudy B, Garcia ML. Stichodactyla helianthus peptide, a pharmacological tool for studying Kv3.2 channels. Molecular Pharmacology 67(5):1513-1521, 2005.

Banerjee P. Recognition of c-ros oncogene inhibition with a FRET-based reporter construct. MIT Undergraduate Research Journal 10:52-57, 2004.

Last update: September 2021