eventually became a cultural hero to a generation, but the task wasn't an easy one.
Peter Salk, of the Jonas Salk
foundation feels it would be a "significant loss" to not test the vaccine further.
Founded by biologist Jonas Salk
of polio vaccine fame, the institute is one of the world's largest independent research facilities.
the pioneer in open innovation and crowdsourcing, and BeyondPolio, an initiative of the Jonas Salk
Legacy Foundation and the investment firm Spencer Trask, today announced the first in a series of Challenges designed to help support the global eradication of polio.
and his research team, was declared safe and effective.
produced an injectable, killed-virus vaccine; Albert Sabin promoted an oral, live-virus vaccine.
1953: The first polio vaccine wasunveiled: American epidemiology professor Dr Jonas Salk
was the first man who succeeded in creating a vaccine to combat polio.
Meanwhile a real hero like Jonas Salk
can't afford cable TV.
And our founder, Jonas Salk
, would have been absolutely delighted by the medalist selection.
who developed the first successful polio vaccine, and the 2014 March of Dimes National Ambassador, Aidan Lamothe.
Ravens at Falcons (-2-1/2): Pick the 20th Century thinker who doesn't belong: Winston Churchill, Harry Truman, Martin Luther King, Albert Einstein, Brian Billick, Jonas Salk
This vaccine production method resembles the one Jonas Salk
used in the 1950s to create the first commercial polio vaccine.