Sacks at the 2009 Brooklyn Book Festival
|Born||Oliver Wolf Sacks
9 July 1933
|Known for||Popular books containing case studies of some of his patients|
Oliver Wolf Sacks, CBE (born 9 July 1933), is a British-American neurologist, writer, and amateur chemist. He is Professor of Neurology at New York University School of Medicine. The 1990 movie Awakenings was based on his book where he was played by Robin Williams.
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- "NYU Langone Medical Center Welcomes Neurologist and Author Oliver Sacks, MD". newswise.com
- Brown, Andrew (5 March 2005). "Oliver Sacks Profile: Seeing double". The Guardian. http://books.guardian.co.uk/review/story/0,12084,1429477,00.html. Retrieved 10 August 2008.
- Sacks, Oliver (February 19, 2015). "My Own Life: Oliver Sacks on Learning He Has Terminal Cancer". The New York Times. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/19/opinion/oliver-sacks-on-learning-he-has-terminal-cancer.html. Retrieved February 19, 2015.