The Second Biennial Henrietta Lacks Symposium:
The Dignity of Difference
In the spirit of Baltimore's own Henrietta Lacks, join us as we explore the hidden aspects of scientific research and health disparities.
Henrietta Lacks was a woman who died of cervical cancer in 1951. A culture of her cells multiplied and have been used by researchers for decades, and have played a key role in several medical breakthroughs.
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