Professor Debasish Banerjee
Consultant Nephrologist, St George’s Hospital
Professor Banerjee is a clinical nephrologist managing CKD, dialysis and kidney transplant patients with much expertise in CKD patients with cardiovascular disease, hypertension, heart failure and diabetes. As a member of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Working Group on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy, and following his establishment of a unique kidney failure - heart failure clinic at St George’s, he has created international strategies for managing CKD patients with cardiovascular disease. As part of the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD) Renal Association Clinical Study Group, he has assisted in the formulation of national guidelines for the management of CKD patients with the added complication of diabetes.
To further his clear and keen research interest, he has received grants from the British Heart Foundation, Kidney Research UK, the Wellcome Trust (ISSF), Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity and St Georges’ Hospital Charity. As a member of Kidney Research UK’s cardio-renal study group and as a reviewer for the MRC, NIHR, and Kidney Research UK, he has been involved in reviewing research in the cardiovascular complications of CKD in the UK. He serves the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) action of clinical trials as the co-chair for patient engagement group, to improve patient involvement in international nephrology trials. He is also the Chairman of the Training and Education Committee of The Renal Association.