Daniel Margulies is a renowned scientist who spends much of his time researching Neuroscience, Functional magnetic resonance imaging, Resting state fMRI, Brain mapping and Default mode network. His study of Neuroscience often draws parallels to other fields, such as Association. He has also spent time focusing on subjects such as Cortex and Cognition, bringing together aspects of Cognitive psychology, Psychological testing and Electroencephalography.
He currently serves as a member of the faculty for the General Surgery Residency Program and is a Health Sciences Clinical Professor of Surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He has been involved in the training of residents and medical students for over twenty-four years. He is also a two-time recipient of the Leo Rigler Golden Apple Outstanding Teaching Award, a recognition for his excellence in educating and mentoring medical students and residents.
Outside of his academic and research pursuits, he is active in professional organizations both regionally and nationally. He has served as President of the Southwestern Surgical Congress and District Representative for the Western Surgical Association. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and has memberships in various other medical societies.
He is a partner in Dechert’s Financial Restructuring group, representing debtors, creditors and financial institutions in cross-border restructuring, insolvency and special situations financing matters in Asia. He has extensive experience in Hong Kong and China, advising on domestic and cross-border transactions and investments. He has also advised on the restructuring of a number of private equity portfolio companies and distressed debt.