Oliver Sacks

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Oliver Sacks
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Sexo mascule
Nascentia 1933-07-09 (Willesden)
Decesso 2015-08-30 (Greenwich Village)
Causa de decesso liver metastasis[*]
Citatania Regno Unite
Educate in The Queen's College[*], St Paul's School[*]
Occupation scriptor, chimico, physician writer[*], neurologist[*], science communicator[*], scenarista[*], professor universitari[*]
Cognoscite pro Libros popular con studios del casos de su patientias e super su proprie vita
Obras notabile The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat[*], Awakenings[*]
Religion atheismo
Premios John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship[*], Commander of the Order of the British Empire[*], George Polk Award[*], Lewis Thomas Prize[*], Hawthornden Prize[*], Oskar Pfister Award[*], Emperor Has No Clothes Award[*]
Lingua anglese
Sito http://www.oliversacks.com/
Identificatores
ISNI 0000 0000 8132 4605
VIAF 54167025
IMDB nm0755312
Commons Oliver Sacks

Oliver Wolf Sacks, CBE (9 de julio 1933 - 30 de augusto 2015) era un neurologista, autor, e chimista amateur qui era Professor de Neurologia a New York University School of Medicine.[1] In le film de 1990 Awakenings, un adaptation fictionalisate de su libro de memoria del mesme titulo, le personage del medico basate in Sacks mesme era representate per Robin Williams.

Sacks ha nascite in le 9 de julio 1933 in un area suburban de London, Anglaterra in un familia judee.[2] Ambe de su parentes era medicos. Ille studeva a St Paul's School, a The Queen's College, e a Oxford University.

Ille ha addressate su homosexualitate pro le prime vice in su autobiographia de 2015 On the Move: A Life.[3]

Sacks era diagnosticate con cancer hepatic terminal in januario de 2015.[4] Ille ha morite del maladia in le 30 de augusto 2015 in su domo in New York City al etate de 82 annos.[5]

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  1. "NYU Langone Medical Center Welcomes Neurologist and Author Oliver Sacks, MD". newswise.com
  2. Brown, Andrew (5 March 2005). Oliver Sacks Profile: Seeing double. The Guardian. Recuperate le 10 August 2008.
  3. Sacks, O. On the Move: A Life. Knopf (2015). ISBN 0385352549
  4. Sacks, Oliver (February 19, 2015). "My Own Life: Oliver Sacks on Learning He Has Terminal Cancer", The New York Times. Recuperate le February 19, 2015. 
  5. New York Times Oliver Sacks dies at 82 neurologist and author explored the brains quirks