A 21-year-old Chicago man who began college at age 9 nd medical school three years later is about to become the youngest student ever awarded an M.D. by the University of Chicago.
Sho Yano, who was reading at age 2, writing at 3 and composing music at 5, will graduate this week from the Pritzker School of Medicine, where he also received a Ph.D. in molecular genetics and cell biology.
Sayuri Yano, 15, left, and her brother Sho Yano, 21, practice a musical piece on Friday, June 1, 2012, in Chicago, Illinois. Sho typically accompanies his sister on piano during her violin recitals. He is finishing medical school at the University of Chicago.