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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Salk, Jonas Salk, Jonas Edward Salknoun

    United States virologist who developed the Salk vaccine that is injected against poliomyelitis (born 1914)

Wikipedia

  1. salk

    Jonas Edward Salk (; born Jonas Salk; October 28, 1914 – June 23, 1995) was an American virologist and medical researcher who developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. He was born in New York City and attended the City College of New York and New York University School of Medicine.In 1947, Salk accepted a professorship in the School of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. It was there that he undertook a project to determine the number of different types of poliovirus, starting in 1948. For the next seven years, Salk devoted himself towards developing a vaccine against polio. Salk was immediately hailed as a "miracle worker" when the vaccine's success was first made public in April 1955, and chose to not patent the vaccine or seek any profit from it in order to maximize its global distribution. The National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis and the University of Pittsburgh looked into patenting the vaccine but, since Salk's techniques were not novel, their patent attorney said "If there were any patentable novelty to be found in this phase it would lie within an extremely narrow scope and would be of doubtful value." An immediate rush to vaccinate began in both the United States and around the world. Many countries began polio immunization campaigns using Salk's vaccine, including Canada, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, West Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Belgium. By 1959, the Salk vaccine had reached about 90 countries. An attenuated live oral polio vaccine was developed by Albert Sabin, coming into commercial use in 1961. Less than 25 years after the release of Salk's vaccine, domestic transmission of polio had been eliminated in the United States. In 1963, Salk founded the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California, which is today a center for medical and scientific research. He continued to conduct research and publish books in his later years, focusing in his last years on the search for a vaccine against HIV. Salk also campaigned vigorously for mandatory vaccination throughout the rest of his life, calling the universal vaccination of children against disease a "moral commitment". Salk's personal papers are today stored in Geisel Library at the University of California, San Diego.

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  1. salk

    Salk typically refers to Jonas Salk, the American medical researcher and virologist who developed one of the first successful polio vaccines in 1955. However, it can also refer to the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, a world-renowned non-profit scientific research institute located in La Jolla, California, that was founded by Jonas Salk.

Wikidata

  1. Salk

    Salk, is a small military unit led by a senior soldier that is subordinate to an infantry squad. Salk is bigger than a lahingpaar but smaller than a jagu. It is also one of the smallest military formation among the Estonian Ground Force infantry units.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SALK

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Salk is ranked #55741 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Salk surname appeared 368 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Salk.

    93.7% or 345 total occurrences were White.
    2.7% or 10 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.1% or 8 total occurrences were Asian.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SALK in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SALK in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of SALK in a Sentence

  1. Sidney Madwed:

    The finest gift you can give anyone is encouragement. Yet, almost no one gets the encouragement they need to grow to their full potential. If everyone received the encouragement they need to grow, the genius in most everyone would blossom and the world would produce abundance beyond the wildest dreams. We would have more than one Einstein, Edison, Schweitzer, Mother Theresa, Dr. Salk and other great minds in a century.

  2. Sidney Madwed:

    The finest gift you can give anyone is encoragement. Yet, almost no one gets the encouragement they need to grow to their full potential. If everyone received the encouragement they need to grow, the genius in most everyone would blossom and the world would produce abundance beyond the wildest dreams. We would have more than one Einstein, Edison, Schweitzer, Mother Theresa, Dr. Salk and other great minds in a century.

  3. Tony Hunter:

    Coussens said. FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE FOX LIFESTYLE NEWS One scientist that has helped change the landscape for the treatment of cancer is molecular cell biologist Dr. Tony Hunter, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, who discovered a cellular process that has helped produce 26 approved drugs for cancer treatment. Were interested in how cancer cells differ from normal cells and in particular how the internal signaling pathways differ and how potentially one can exploit differences to develop new types of therapy.

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