Jonas Salk Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Jonas Salk Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

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This Biography is about one of the best Virologist Jonas Salk including his Height, weight,Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Jonas Salk
Real Name Jonas Salk
Profession Virologists
Nick Name Dr. Jonas Salk, Jonas E. Salk, Jonas Edward Salk
Famous as Medical researcher
Nationality American
Religion Humanism
Personal life of Jonas Salk
Born on 28 October 1914
Birthday 28th October
Died At Age 80
Sun Sign Scorpio
Born in New York City
Died on 23 June 1995
Place of death La Jolla
Siblings Lee Salk
Spouses/Partners Donna Lindsay, Françoise Gilot
Education Townsend Harris High School, 1934 – City College of New York, New York University, New York University School of Medicine
Founder/Co-Founder Salk Institute for Biological Studies, Orchestra Therapeutics, Inc.
Awards 1977 – Presidential Medal of Freedom

1975 – Congressional Gold Medal

1956 – Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award

1954 – John Scott Legacy Medal and Premium

1955 – Meritorious Service Medal

1975 – Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Understanding

Personal Fact of Jonas Salk

There are some people who have such a profound effect on the world at large that they are immortalised in the heart and minds of generations after generations of people. In that regard, Jonas Edward Salk is certainly among that select group of people due to his contribution to medical sciences that went on to improve the lives of millions of people all across the world. He was an American medical scientist who shunned a lucrative career as a doctor and instead devoted his best years to medical research. Jonas Salk was also a virologist of the highest reputation and was responsible for inventing the vaccine for one of the most damaging medical conditions that can surface due to a virus.

Salk enjoyed a long and fruitful career as a researcher, which brought him recognition from some of the leading scientific research organisations in the world. However, something that has made Salk a legendary individual in the field of scientific research is the fact that he gave away his greatest discovery for free and according to experts he could have been a millionaire many times over if he had decided to cash in on it like so many others. Read on to know more about the life of this eminent virologist.

 

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