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Professor Sube Banerjee

Sube Banerjee 2019

Professor Sube Banerjee (MBE, MB BS, MSc, MBA, MD, FRCPsych)

Honorary Visiting Professor
Location: Trafford Centre for Medical Research, Room 102, BSMS, University of Sussex, BN1 9RY

Areas of expertise: Older people’s mental health; dementia; applied health research; quality of life research; outcomes; health policy; randomised controlled trials; epidemiology

Research areas: Dementia; applied health research; RCTs; service evaluation


Sube Banerjee is Professor of Dementia and Associate Dean at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, directing its Centre for Dementia Studies. Clinically he works as an old age psychiatrist. He was trained at St Thomas’, Guy’s and the Maudsley Hospitals. Before joining BSMS in 2012 he was the Professor of Mental Health and Ageing at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London. He served as the UK Department of Health’s senior professional advisor on dementia leading the development of its National Dementia Strategy.

Sube is active in health system development and works with industry and governments on health systems, policy and strategies to improve health for older adults with complex needs and those with dementia. An active researcher, he focusses on quality of life in dementia, evaluation of new treatments and services, and the interface between policy, research and practice. He has been awarded national and international awards for work in policy and research in dementia.