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Salk

 [sawlk]
Jonas Edward (1914–1995). American physician, born in New York City. He developed a vaccine for the prevention of poliomyelitis; see poliovirus vaccine inactivated.
Dr. Jonas Salk with Presidential citation. Courtesy Dwight D. Eisenhower Library Abilene, Kansas. Original photo by National Park Service.

Salk

(sawk),
Jonas, U.S. immunologist, 1914-1995. See: Salk vaccine.
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SOURCE Pancreatic Cancer Research at the Salk Institute
I can't stop them from doing that," Salk said of the comparisons, "but I just don't look at it that way.
To examine the contributions of diabetes to Alzheimer's-related pathology in the aged brain, the Salk researchers induced T1D in two sets of mouse models.
For more information about the Salk Institute: http://www.
an assistant professor in the Waitt Advanced Biophotonics Center and holder of the Richard Allan Barry Developmental chair, joined the Salk Institute from Stanford University in November of last year.
In 1963, Salk founded the Jonas Salk Institute for Biological Studies in Southern California, and he continued to conduct research and publish books.
Jonas Salk eventually became a cultural hero to a generation, but the task wasn't an easy one.
In her book Patenting the Sun: Polio and the Salk Vaccine, Jane Smith recalls a chilling scene from polio's tragic past:
Because this patent is owned and controlled by the Salk Institute, I was unaware of its status.
Francis Crick will be remembered as one of the most brilliant and influential scientists of all time,' said Richard Murphy, president of the La Jolla, Salk Institute, where Crick was a former president.
KAHN'S NOT-HUGE OEUVRE includes a disproportionate number of masterpieces: the Salk Institute, Yale's Center for British Art, the Kimbell Art Museum, the Phillips Exeter Academy library, Bangladesh's capitol.
The Salk Institute is a private, nonprofit organization located in La Jolla, Ca.