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April 12 marks the 60th anniversary of the discovery of the polio vaccine and on April 11 the Salk Institute invites you to share Jonas Salk’s vision. Follow your curiosity and come Explore Salk, the research center he founded. Salk’s free community open-house includes guided lab tours, interactive events and scientific talks, as well as hands-on activities for children and adults. www.salk.edu/exploresalk…See More
"I did sign up for this and found out that also the University of Washington has similar type of studies and are looking for volunteers as well. I signed up for one of their studies which will be for 5 years. Each year they will send a survey…"
Hi everyone,I was contacted by Mark Loeb from McMaster University. He is conducting a study to find out whether there was a genetic susceptibility that led some people to develop paralysis following infection with the polio virus. If you are a polio survivor you may be interested in taking part in this study. This would mean completing a questionnaire and sending us a saliva sample. Participating would help us to gain important knowledge and understanding about why some people developed…See More
The feature story in the latest issue of our magazine, InsideSalk honors the legacy of Jonas Salk. We will be Please join our celebration of "Jonas Salk - 100 years" and read the issue online at http://www.salk.edu/insidesalk or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and address and I will send you the print version of the magazine.Enjoy!LIz…See More
Step into Discovery - on the anniversary of the date that Jonas Salk announced the discovery of the polio vaccine, the Salk Institute is hosting the 5K Walk for Salk. Please join us, the course is wheelchair accessible. http://www.salk.edu/stepintodiscovery/See More
Bridgewater (NJ) Marriott Hotel. Keynote speaker Frederick M. Maynard, MD will present "Strategies for Maintaining Health & Wellness among Polio Survivors.” Two back-to-back workshops (swallowing and travel) are planned. Accessible overnight accommodations at the hotel will be available. Registration information can be obtained by visiting www.pnnj.org or calling 201-845-6860.See More
On “Antiques Roadshow,” Mary Garrett brought in a collection of celebrity photographs and autographs she had collected as a child. Mary, now in her 60s, served as the March of Dimes poster-child in 1955, when she suffered from polio She traveled the country to raise awareness for the cause. Mary’s collection included pictures with Grace Kelly and President Eisenhower, and even an Elvis Presley autograph. All together, they were valued at $4,000 to $5,000.There is also a photo gallery of her…See More
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