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Spencer Trask & Co.

May 26, 2016 09:00 ET

Jonas Salk: A Life Featured on Best Seller TV

Spencer Trask & Co. Chairman Kevin Kimberlin Discusses the Enduring Impact of Salk's Contributions to Medicine With Author Charlotte Jacobs

GREENWICH, CT--(Marketwired - May 26, 2016) - Kevin Kimberlin, founder and chairman of the advanced technology and medical innovation venture capital firm Spencer Trask & Co., joined Charlotte Jacobs, author of Jonas Salk: A Life, on a recent episode of Best Seller TV. Hosted by Camilla Webster, Kimberlin and Jacobs discuss the enduring impact of Salk's polio vaccine, as well as his other contributions to medical innovation.

Kimberlin, who is featured in Jacob's acclaimed biography, was close with Salk as a friend and business partner. Together they founded the Immune Response Corporation in 1986 and went on to develop the first FDA-approved cancer vaccine and a vaccine for AIDS. Through his efforts, Kimberlin helped the company raise over $350 million to support this cause.

Best Seller TV is featured on the C-Suite TV network, a web-based digital on-demand business channel featuring interviews and shows with business executives, thought leaders, authors and celebrities providing news and information for business leaders. The episode featuring Kevin Kimberlin and Charlotte Jacobs can be viewed here in its entirety.

About Spencer Trask & Co.
Spencer Trask & Co. is a privately held advanced technology development company. The firm works with entrepreneurs, CEOs, corporate partners, venture firms and high net worth individuals to start and grow high impact ventures. Spencer Trask & Co. has been instrumental in the formative stage of companies that pioneered many technological and scientific advancements in the field of genomics, the transformation of healthcare, the Internet and open innovation. Connect with them @SpencerTrask on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. For more information, please visit

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