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Friday, April 10, 2020
April 12 marks 65 years since the polio vaccine, developed by a team led by Pitt’s Jonas Salk, was deemed safe and effective. Its success helped move vaccine science forward, and gives hope for a COVID-19 vaccine today.
Thursday, February 13, 2020
The University of Pittsburgh is among a select few institutions expected to receive samples of the coronavirus for study. In his remarks to the University Senate, Paul Duprex, director of the Center for Vaccine Research, highlighted the tremendous history the University has in working on vaccines and why this matters.
Friday, April 28, 2017
Best known for his work with Jonas Salk developing the first effective polio vaccine, Julius Youngner's career in science spanned more than 60 years, influenced a generation of virologists and saved innumerable lives.