Salk, Jonas Edward


Salk, Jonas Edward
(b. 1914)
   Discoverer of anti-polio vaccine. As a New York research professor at the University of Pittsburgh, Salk evolved the anti- polio vaccine which bears his name and which is now in worldwide use. From 1961 to 1963, he was an adviser on virus diseases to the World Health Organization and then founded the elaborate Salk Institute for Biological Studies in California.

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  • Salk, Jonas Edward — Médico y microbiólogo estadounidense, nacido en Nueva York en 1914. Consiguió, en 1953, cultivar los tres tipos de virus de la poliomielitis más comunes, inactivarlos con formaldehido y lograr la primera vacuna contra la poliomielitis. Medical… …   Diccionario médico

  • Salk,Jonas Edward — Salk (sôlk), Jonas Edward. 1914 1995. American microbiologist who developed the first effective killed virus vaccine against polio (1954). * * * …   Universalium

  • Salk , Jonas Edward — (1914–1995) American microbiologist Salk was born in New York City, the son of a garment worker. He was educated at the City College of New York and at New York University Medical School, where he obtained his MD in 1939. In 1942 he went to the… …   Scientists

  • Salk, Jonas Edward — ▪ American physician and medical researcher born Oct. 28, 1914, New York, New York, U.S. died June 23, 1995, La Jolla, California   American physician and medical researcher who developed the first safe and effective vaccine for polio.       Salk …   Universalium

  • Salk, Jonas (Edward) — born Oct. 28, 1914, New York, N.Y., U.S. died June 23, 1995, La Jolla, Calif. U.S. physician and researcher. He received his M.D. from New York University. Working with other scientists to classify poliovirus, he confirmed earlier studies that… …   Universalium

  • Salk, Jonas (Edward) — (28 oct. 1914, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.–23 jun. 1995, La Jolla, Cal.). Médico e investigador estadounidense. Se graduó de médico en la Universidad de Nueva York. Trabajando con otros científicos en la clasificación del poliovirus, confirmó los… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Jonas Edward Salk — Salk, Jonas Edward Médico y microbiólogo estadounidense, nacido en Nueva York en 1914. Consiguió, en 1953, cultivar los tres tipos de virus de la poliomielitis más comunes, inactivarlos con formaldehido y lograr la primera vacuna contra la… …   Diccionario médico

  • Jonas Edward Salk — Jonas Salk, 1988 Jonas Edward Salk (* 28. Oktober 1914 in New York City; † 23. Juni 1995 in La Jolla (Kalifornien)) war ein US amerikanischer Arzt und Immunologe. Er entwickelte den inaktivierten Polioimpfstoff gegen Kinderlähmung (Polio). Salk… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jonas Edward Salk — Jonas Salk Jonas Salk en 1988. Jonas Edward Salk (né le 28 octobre 1914 et décédé le 23 juin 1995), était un biologiste américain et inventeur du premier vaccin contre la poliomyélite …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jonas Edward Salk — noun United States virologist who developed the Salk vaccine that is injected against poliomyelitis (born 1914) • Syn: ↑Salk, ↑Jonas Salk • Instance Hypernyms: ↑virologist …   Useful english dictionary