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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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The discovery of EPS cells provides a potential opportunity for developing a universal method to establish stem cells that have extended developmental potency in mammals," says Jun Wu, a senior scientist at Salk and one of the paper's first authors.
Juan Carlos Izpisua Belmonte, a professor in the SAlk Institute's Gene Expression Laboratory notes that it could take years to create functioning human organs using this process.
Sabin loudly supported the live, attenuated approach, while Salk pursued an inactivated vaccine.
If I wanted STEM to continue, I knew Salk was a good idea," Prabhu said.
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8220;We are pleased that we did not have to resort to tearing down walls or digging up a trench through occupied historical walkways,” said Tim Ball, the Senior Director of Facility Services for the Salk Institute.
By putting these incredible tools in the hands of Salk investigators in an interdisciplinary teamwork environment, breakthroughs are bound to happen," said Ted Waitt, vice-chair of the Salk Institute board of trustees and chairman of the Waitt Foundation "Imaging, and the visualization of images, are pervasive elements in our data-rich day-to-day lives, but even more so in biomedical research," said Salk president William R.
The company editor and publisher, Ron Salk, said 'Here, for the first time in one easy-to-navigate app, the traveller has all the critical ground-transportation data - found nowhere else in one place - for making informed comparisons and money-saving decisions to get from the airport into the city.
Salk International's Airport Transit Guide includes: taxi rates to the city and outlying points; website/telephone listings for airports, taxi firms and shuttle services; airport coach, limo and van shuttle schedules and prices; train, subway and bus fares, schedules and routes; parking rates; car-rental agencies; inter-airport connections; cruise-port transfers; and helicopter service.
In 1952, the same year more than 57,000 cases of polio were recorded in the United States, Salk tested the vaccine on himself and other volunteers.
Kluger tells the technical and human story of Jonas Salk and his dedicated staff as they developed the first successful vaccine.
Splendid solution; Jonas Salk and the conquest of polio.