Daniel Vekhter, MD

                                   Dr. Vekhter is a neurologist with special expertise in Neuromuscular Medicine and Electrodiagnostic testing (EMG/NCV). He graduated from SUNY Buffalo Medical School with a degree of Doctor of Medicine,                         then went on to complete a residency in Neurology at Montefiore Medical Center, followed by a fellowship in Neuromuscular Medicine.  

                    EDUCATION

                    BS in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from Yale University
                    M.D. from SUNY Buffalo Medical School where he received the Dean's Letter of Commendation

                    POST-GRADUATE TRAINING

                    Neurology Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
                    Neuromuscular Fellowship: Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

                    BOARD CERTIFICATION

                    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Neurology
                    
                    PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

                    American Academy of Neurology
                    American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine

                    PUBLICATIONS
    1. J. Kato, D. Vekhter, J. Heath, J. Zhu, J. T. Barbieri, and J. Moss. Mutations of the functional ARH1 allele in tumors from ARH1 heterozygous mice and cells affect ARH1 catalytic activity, cell proliferation and tumorigenesis. Oncogenesis, 2015 Jun 1;4:e151
    2.  C.A. Bascom-Slack, C. Ma, E. Moore, B. Babbs, K. Fenn, J.S. Greene, B.D. Hann, J. Keehner, E.G. Kelley- Swift, V. Kembaiyan, S. Lee, P. Li, D.Y. Light, E.H. Lin, M.A. Schorn, D. Vekhter, L. Boulanger, W.M. Hess, P.   Vargas, G.A. Strobel, and S.A. Strobel. Multiple, novel biologically active endophytic actinomycetes isolated from upper amazonian rainforests. Microbial Ecology, 58(2):374–383, 2009
    3.  S.A. Smith, D.C. Tank, L. Boulanger, C.A. Bascom-Slack, K. Eisenman, D. Kingery, B. Babbs, K. Fenn, J.S. Greene, B.D. Hann, J. Keehner, E.G. Kelley-Swift, V. Kembaiyan, S.J. Lee, P. Li, D.Y. Light, E.H. Lin, C. Ma, E. Moore, M.A. Schorn, D. Vekhter, P.V. Nunez, G.A. Strobel, M.J. Donoghue, and S.A. Strobel. Bioactive endophytes warrant intensified exploration and conservation. PLoS ONE, 3(8):e3052, 08 2008