Daniel B. Poliak

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SUMMARY The past decade has seen an increase in the number of articles reporting the use of DTI to detect brain abnormalities in patients with traumatic brain injury. DTI is well-suited to the interrogation of white matter microstructure, the most important location of pathology in TBI. Additionally, studies in animal models have demonstrated the(More)
Mycobacteriophages have played a central role in the study of tuberculosis by allowing for the genetic manipulation of mycobacterial cells. Ominously, the emergence of XDR-TB (extensively drug resistant tuberculosis) strains have brought the tuberculosis pandemic to the forefront of global health concerns, heightening the need for a rapid detection tests of(More)
While Jewish ritual circumcision continues to be a controversial issue in Europe and the US, metzitzah b’peh, the addendum to brit milah, which requires the mohel (ritual peritomist) to orally suck blood from the wound immediately following the excision of the foreskin, remains a divisive topic. While medical historians have studied European outbreaks of(More)
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