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The Importance of Jonas Salk (Importance of)

by James Barter

  • 383 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Lucent Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Inventors, engineers & medical figures,
  • Scientists,
  • United States,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Biography,
  • Virologists,
  • Salk, Jonas,,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Poliomyelitis vaccine,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology,
  • Vaccination,
  • 1914-,
  • Biography,
  • Poliomyelitis

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8613475M
    ISBN 101560069686
    ISBN 109781560069683
    OCLC/WorldCa48263644

    Extensive media coverage of polio outbreaks led to nationwide hysteria, prompting the race for a cure. The nation rejoiced when Jonas Salk successfully developed the first effective polio vaccine in David M. Oshinky’s Polio: An American Story tells the thrilling tale behind this quest and how society coped with the outbreak. History for kids is a colorfully illustrated series for children, In this book we see briefly the life history of Dr. Salk. Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed the first successful inactivated polio vaccine.

    Jonas Salk is best known for his discovery of the world's first successful vaccine for the prevention of poliomyelitis. In addition to this accomplishment, Dr. Salk has made significant contributions to the study, prevention, and treatment of .   In , Jonas Salk, the man who had discovered the vaccine for polio, approached acclaimed architect Louis I. Kahn with plans for a groundbreaking new : Luke Fiederer.

    Jonas Salk - Jonas Salk is among the most venerated medical scientists of the century. Though his first words were reported to be "dirt, . Email [email protected] for additional information. College and postgraduate students needing more advanced materials or specialized information should visit our Researchers page. For other questions, email: [email protected]


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The Importance of Jonas Salk (Importance of) by James Barter Download PDF EPUB FB2

The vaccine developed by Jonas Salk, a year-old University of Pittsburgh researcher, had been judged safe and effective following the largest public health experiment in. Jonas Salk, American physician and medical researcher who developed the first safe and effective vaccine for polio.

Salk’s vaccine was released for use in the United States in In the years that followed, polio incidence in the United States fell from 18 to less than 2 cases perpeople. Questioning Krishnamurti (J. Krishnamurti in dialogue with Leading twentieth century thinkers: Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, Renee Weber, David Bohm and Jonas Salk.

Apr 1, out of 5. It's hard to imagine a better biographer for Jonas Salk. Charlotte DeCroes Jacobs is a "Polio Pioneer" (one of the first children to get the polio vaccine), a doctor, and a woman - characteristics that give this book a unique insight into how horrifying polio was, the medical significance of what Salk did, as well as an unflinching description of Salk's personal life/5.

The stirring backstory of Jonas Salk is here explored in depth by the skilled pen of Charlotte Jacobs, who, through extensive research and dozens of interviews, casts Salk as a fascinating, strong-willed, and multifaceted individual who is nevertheless haunted by detractors and fellow investigators possibly motivated, in part, by professional envy/5(64).

READ MORE: 8 Things You May Not Know About Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine. Inclinical trials using the Salk vaccine and a placebo began on nearly two million American schoolchildren.

Jonas Salk Jonas Edward Salk was born Octo in New York City, the eldest of three sons to Russian-Jewish immigrants Daniel and Dora Salk. The first member of his family to attend college, he earned his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine in and became a scientist physician at Mount Sinai Hospital.

When a waiting world learned on Apthat Jonas Salk had successfully created a vaccine to prevent poliomyelitis, he became a hero overnight.

Born in a New York tenement, humble in manner, Salk had all the makings of a twentieth-century icon--a knight in a white coat. In the wake of his achievement, he received a staggering number of awards and honors; for.

Every cure has a starting point. The Salk Institute embodies Jonas Salk’s mission to dare to make dreams into reality. Its internationally renowned and award-winning scientists explore the very foundations of life, seeking new understandings in neuroscience, genetics, immunology, plant biology and more.

The Institute is an independent nonprofit organization and architectural. Jonas Salk (Octo – Octo ) was an American medical researcher and physician.

While serving as the head of the Virus Research Lab at the University of Pittsburgh, Salk discovered and perfected the first vaccine found to be safe and effective in preventing polio or infantile paralysis, one of the most-feared and crippling diseases of the Author: Robert Longley.

The Salk Institute for Biological Studies is an independent, non-profit, scientific research institute located in the La Jolla community in San Diego, California. It was founded in by Jonas Salk, the developer of the polio vaccine; among the founding consultants were Jacob Bronowski and Francis ng did not start until spring of The institute consistently ranks among.

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Get this from a library. Jonas Salk. [James Barter] -- All about the doctor who developed a vaccine for polio and went on to work on the problem of AIDS before his death in The book continues chronologically through the life of Jonas Salk and the lives and his work in finding a polio vaccine.

The author provides startling statistics on the number of people afflicted (mostly children)/5. Febru Dr. Jonas Salk at the Jonas Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California. He was the first researcher to develop a safe and effective vaccine for polio. (Photo by Arnold Newman/Getty Images) Salk’s vaccine was composed of “killed” polio virus, which retained the ability to immunize without running the.

"The story of Jonas Salk is an endlessly fascinating one and in Charlotte Jacobs's capable hands this will be a winner and an important book."—Abraham Verghese, author of Cutting for Stone and Professor and Doctor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine.

Featured in Health Affairs. From the Publisher. 04/15/Brand: Oxford University Press. Jonas Salk’s son sees hope in COVID efforts, still pushing for polio eradication PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE - Peter Salk, IDM faculty and director of The Jonas Salk Legacy Foundation, worries that "the [polio] eradication program is going to take a hit from some of the coronavirus efforts, because of the focus [in funding and research] on the.

Salk produces polio vaccine Poliomyelitis has been around since ancient times. There is still no cure for the disease. But at the peak of its devastation in the United States, Jonas Salk. Immediately download the Jonas Salk summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Jonas Salk.

Watch a short video about Dr. Jonas Salk who developed a vaccine that prevented Polio. Dr. Jonas Salk in his lab in Pittsburgh, Pa., Oct. 7, (AP) "I wish this had never happened to me": Jonas Salk cured polio, only to be shunned by science.Dr. Jonas Salk () Visit the Academy of Achievement for exclusive interviews and photos of Jonas Salk.

Jonas Salk was born on Octo in New York City. His parents were poor Russian immigrants and had immigrated to the United States seeking a better life.

Jonas did very well in school. Lessons from the Salk Polio Vaccine: Factors for Rapid Translation and its Dangers. In summary, in the two key scientific discoveries were made that allowed for the development of Salk’s polio vaccine and by the summer of the vaccine was in mass production and available to the by: