Reaching Down The Rabbit Hole

Neurologist Dr Allan H Ropper and his co-writer Brian D Burrell take the listener behind the scenes at the Harvard Medical School’s neurology unit. Dr Ropper’s case studies include the unusual, sometimes bizarre, often moving stories of life-changing injuries and illness..

“In Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” says Ropper, “Alice jumps into a rabbit hole and finds herself in a bizarre realm where everything bears little relation to the outside world. It is a place where, as the Red Queen mentions to Alice, it helps to believe six impossible things before breakfast. I have no need to believe six impossible things before breakfast because I know that on any given day I will be confronted with six improbable things before lunch…”

First Broadcast:

Monday – Friday, 12th-16th January 2015 at 09:45 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Writers: Dr Allan Ropper & Brian D Burrell
Reader: Colin Stinton
Abridger: Pete Nichols
Broadcast Assistant: Sarah Tombling
Sound Engineer: Lucinda Mason Brown
Producer: Karen Rose
Music: New Challenges by Tom Howe & Stephen Tait

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