David Biro is an Associate Professor of Dermatology at SUNY Downstate Medical Centre in New York. He teaches in the medical humanities division, directing a course on medicine and literature. Dr Biro’s first book, One Hundred Days: My Unexpected Journey from Doctor to Patient, chronicles his experiences undergoing a bone marrow transplant.
Books by David Biro
Interviews with David Biro
The professor of dermatology talks about the ferocious inwardness and aching solitude of pain. Pain destroys language, reducing the sufferer to a pre-linguistic state: to primal screams