Oliver Sacks, Renowned Neurologist And Author, Dies At 82

August 30, 2015 1:43 PM

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Neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks speaks at Columbia University in June 2009 in New York City. Sacks, a prolific author and commentator, has died at age 82.

Oliver Sacks, the famed neurologist and best-selling author of books such as The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, died of cancer today in New York City at the age of 82, a long-time friend and colleague has confirmed.

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