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"Hi Sunny, Welcome to Polio Today!  I listed your blog on the "Resources" page.  I encourage you to post about your blog in the forum, too.  It may be seen by more eyes there. keep in touch, Liz at Salk Institute"
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Explore Salk

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.…See More
Apr 9, 2015
Thomas Maske replied to Salk Institute's discussion Take part in a Polio Genomics Study
"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…"
Oct 9, 2014
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Take part in a Polio Genomics Study

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
Sep 22, 2014
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Latest Issue of InsideSalk

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 or email me at with your name and address and I will send you the print version of the magazine.Enjoy!LIz…See More
Sep 8, 2014
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Step into Discovery at the Salk Institute at Salk Institute for Biological Studies

April 12, 2014 from 8am to 3:30pm
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. More
Mar 31, 2014
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Post-Polio Wellness Retreat at Bay Cliff Health Camp

September 9, 2013 at 6pm to September 14, 2013 at 7pm
Bay Cliff Health Camp, Big Bay, Michigan Details available: More
Jul 26, 2013
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2013 Polio Network of New Jersey Annual Conference at The Bridgewater Marriott

April 20, 2013 from 10am to 7:30pm
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 or calling 201-845-6860.See More
Apr 2, 2013
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Jacquelin Perry, surgeon who helped polio patients

Just in case you hadn't heard.....Jacquelin Perry, surgeon who helped polio patients and analyzed the human gait, dies…See More
Mar 18, 2013
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Polio memorabilia on Antiques Roadshow

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
Feb 26, 2013
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Ability Expo in Houston at Reliant Center, Hall E

August 3, 2012 at 11am to August 5, 2012 at 5pm
Abilities Expo is the trusted source where people with disabilities, their families, seniors, vets, caregivers and healthcare professionals gain knowledge and empowerment (and have a little fun!). For more than 30 years, Abilities Expo has also provided an excellent forum for companies with disability products and services to reach out and enhance the lives of this Community.See More
Jul 10, 2012
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"Hi Tammy, Thanks for posting.  You can click on the "members" button and search for her name.   I'm getting ready to post some new stories on the site (some are video and some are written text).  If you (or any member…"
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