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Dr Indi (Indraneel) Banerjee

Dr Indi (Indraneel) Banerjee

Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist



Special Interests:

Congenital Hyperinsulinism, Puberty


Dr Banerjee is a consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology at the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital (RMCH) and was appointed to the post in 2006. Dr Banerjee is also the clinical lead for the Northern Congenital Hyperinsulinism (NORCHI) service. This service is for treatment of the rare condition of Congenital Hyperinsulinism (CHI), where blood sugar levels can be dangerously low. Dr Banerjee has a number of administrative and teaching roles in the hospital and University. He supervises doctors training to be consultants and is an Academic Advisor to the Medical School. With other members of the paediatric endocrine team, he maintains a strong research interest, particularly in the field of CHI. He devotes time outside work to voluntary work in less developed parts of the world. Some of this work is with the Global Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (GPED) and with a children’s Hospital in, Kolkata, India.

Selected Research Publications

  • Banerjee I, Avatapalle H, Petkar A, Skae M, Padidela RN, Ehtisham S, Patel L, Rigby L, Flanagan SE, Ellard S, Jones C, Ciotti G, Malaiya N, Clayton PE. The association of cardiac ventricular hypertrophy with Congenital Hyperinsulinism (CHI). Eur J Endocrinol 2012
  • Banerjee I, Skae M, Flanagan SE, Rigby L, Patel L, Didi M, Blair J, Ehtisham S, Ellard S, Cosgrove KE, Dunne MJ, Clayton PE. The contribution of rapid KATP channel gene mutation analysis to the clinical management of children with congenital hyperinsulinism. Eur J Endocrinol 2011
  • Clayton PE, Banerjee I, Murray PG, Renehan AG. Growth hormone, the insulin-like growth factor axis, insulin and cancer risk. Nat Rev Endocrinol 2011
  • Banerjee I, Hanson D, Perveen R, Whatmore A, Black GC, Clayton PE. Constitutional delay of growth and puberty is not commonly associated with mutations in the acid labile subunit gene. Eur J Endocrinol 2008
  • Banerjee I, Clayton P. The genetic basis for the timing of human puberty. J Neuroendocrinol 2007

Selected Book Chapters

  • Puberty, in Oxford Textbook of Medicine, 5th Edition and Oxford Medicine Online, 2011, 2012
  • Practical Paediatric Endocrinology in a Limited Resource Setting, 2011