You are here

Neurologist, writer Oliver Sacks dies

BT_20150901_DNOLIVER1CST1_1852571.jpg
Sacks was the author of "Awakenings", which was adapted into a 1990 film starring Robin Williams and Robert De Niro

New York

RENOWNED neurologist and writer Oliver Sacks, who explored the mysteries of the human brain in a series of best-selling books, died on Sunday at age 82.

His long-time personal assistant, Kate Edgar, told AFP he died at his home in New York's Greenwich Village, "surrounded...

BT is now on Telegram!

For daily updates on weekdays and specially selected content for the weekend. Subscribe to t.me/BizTimes