Jonas Salk Autograph

Jonas Edward Salk (/sɔːlk/; born Jonas Salk; October 28, 1914 – June 23, 1995) was an American virologist and medical researcher who developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. He was born in New York City and attended the City College of New York and New York University School of Medicine. More about Jonas Salk

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Current items with a signature of Jonas Salk

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thumbnail+ JONAS SALK Autograph Signed FDC 1st Day Cover POLIO VACCINE JSA COA$149.00logo
thumbnailJonas Salk - Signed Card - virologist - Polo Vaccine - Autograph$110.00logo
thumbnailJonas Salk Autographed Commemorative Cover - Beckett Authenticated$125.00logo
thumbnailJonas Salk Prominent Medical Researcher Polio Vaccine Signed [TLS] Typed Letter$225.00logo
thumbnailJONAS SALK Signed First Day Of Issue - developed a polio vaccine$215.00logo
In 1947, Salk accepted a professorship at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where he undertook a project beginning in 1948 to determine the number of different types of poliovirus. For the next seven years, Salk devoted himself to developing a vaccine against polio.

Salk was immediately hailed as a "miracle worker" when the vaccine's success was first made public in April 1955, and chose to not patent the vaccine or seek any profit from it in order to maximize its global distribution. The National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis and the University of Pittsburgh looked into patenting the vaccine, but since Salk's techniques were not novel, their patent attorney said, "If there were any patentable novelty to be found in this phase it would lie within an extremely narrow scope and would be of doubtful value." An immediate rush to vaccinate began in the United States and around the world. Many countries began polio immunization campaigns using Salk's vaccine, including Canada, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, West Germany, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Belgium. By 1959, the Salk vaccine had reached about 90 countries. An attenuated live oral polio vaccine was developed by Albert Sabin, coming into commercial use in 1961. Less than 25 years after the release of Salk's vaccine, domestic transmission of polio had been eliminated in the United States. Read even more about Jonas Salk at Wikipedia

Traded items with a signature of Jonas Salk

In total, we tracked 243 items since 01/01/2008. The chart below shows the trade volume over time.

The most expensive item with a signature of Jonas Salk (Jonas Salk signed published report on the announcement of the polio v... Lot 141) was sold in November 2016 for $1300.00 while the cheapest item (Splendid Solution by Jeffrey Kluger. With Jonas Salk signature card!) found a new owner for $1.00 in January 2020. The month with the most items sold (6) was September 2016 with an average selling price of $79.00 for an autographed item of Jonas Salk. Sold items reached their highest average selling price in November 2016 with $705.00 and the month that saw the lowest prices with $4.99 was September 2010. In average, an autographed item from Jonas Salk is worth $61.01.

Most recently, these items with a signature of Jonas Salk were sold on eBay - click here for more items.

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thumbnail*Signed* Survival of the Wisest - Jonas Salk (1st ed. 3rd print) Harper, 1973$245.00logo
thumbnail*Signed* Survival of the Wisest - Jonas Salk (1st ed. 3rd print) Harper, 1973$245.00logo
thumbnailAnatomy of Reality Merging of Intuition & Reason HC Jonas Salk 1983 Signed$21.95logo
thumbnailJONAS SALK Polio Vaccine SIGNED 1947 FDC 100th Anniversary of the AMA$40.00logo
thumbnailJONAS SALK Signed 3x5 Index Card Slabbed Encapsulated Beckett Polio Vaccine$229.99logo
thumbnailJonas Salk signed autograph auto 2x3 cut Developed Polio Vaccine PSA Slabbed$300.00logo
thumbnailJonas Salk Signed Memorabilia , good Condition$5.99logo
thumbnailJonas Salk Virologist Signed Autograph First Day Cover PSA DNA j2f1c *18$179.99logo
thumbnailSIGNED Anatomy of Reality: Merging of Intuition and Reason Jonas Salk and Nanda$41.99logo
thumbnailSplendid Solution ,Jonas Salk and the Conquest of Polio , Jeffrey Kluger SIGNED$14.99logo

Latest News about Jonas Salk

On Centre | Centre Region: Harris Township woman recalls letter to her mother fr (02/06/15): With all the attention given to the recent measles outbreak and the controversy over vaccinating — or not vaccinating — Anne Farber was reminded of a letter she’d found among… Click to Continue »

Remembering Jonas Salk (11/08/14): Polio conquerer's legacy, challenge, discussed by three who knew him well. Go to news article

Jonas Salk gets Google tribute (10/29/14): Jonas Salk's 100th birthday gets Google 'doodle'; Nine local philanthropists are feted Go to news article

Jonas Salk's Polio Vaccine Trials Would Be Hard To Repeat Today (10/28/14): Robert Siegel talks with Dr. David Oshinsky about the historic polio vaccination trials. Tuesday is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Jonas Salk, who invented the vaccine.

Happy Birthday, Jonas Salk! (10/28/14): Jonas Salk, the man who discovered the polio vaccine would have celebrated his 100th birthday Tuesday. Go to news article

Older News Stories about Jonas Salk

Jonas Salk gets Google tribute (10/2014): Jonas Salk's 100th birthday gets Google 'doodle'; Nine local philanthropists are feted Go to news article

Jonas Salk — The hero we are unworthy of - Blogs - DAWN.COM (06/2014): In 1952, Jonas Salk invented a vaccine that made humans invulnerable to polio, but Pakistanis are still vulnerable. Go to news article

SDUSD BoE approves attendance boundaries for $24 million Jonas Salk Elementary S (05/2014): SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The San Diego Unified School District Board of Education Tuesday night approved attendance boundaries for the long-awaited $24 million Jonas Salk Elementary School, which is set to open in Mira Mesa in September 2015.

New home for Jonas Salk's papers (03/2014): The University of California, San Diego Library has become the official repository for the papers of Jonas Salk, noted physician, virologist, and humanitarian, best known for his development of the world’s first successful vaccine for the prevention of polio. Go to news article

Polio Battle Sparked Robert Redford's Jonas Salk Film (02/2014): Robert Redford's childhood brush with polio inspired him to direct a movie about a building named after vaccine inventor Jonas Salk.The Hollywood... Go to news article

Col. Teresa Geisler Goldner, who worked with Jonas Salk, dies at 90 (01/2014): Col. Teresa Geisler Goldner, a retired Air Force and Army veteran and a physical therapist who worked with Dr. Jonas Salk during clinical trials of the polio vaccine, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. She was 90.