Oliver Sacks

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Sacks in September 2009

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.[1] The 1990 movie Awakenings was based on his book.

Sacks was born on 9 July 1933 in London, England to a Jewish family.[2] He studied at St Paul's School, at The Queen's College, and at Oxford University.

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