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September 8, 2017

Lessons From Henrietta Lacks’ Story: Improving Research Collaboration With Patients, Communities

By Sumedha G. Penheiter Sumedha G. Penheiter (@sumedhapenheiter)

Stunned, surprised and moved — These are just some of the reactions people shared in a discussion on ethics, race and medicine after viewing the movie, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, at the Science at the Cinema event in Rochester, Minnesota, held in August. The film tells the compelling story of Henrietta Lacks, whose cells […]

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Tags: health disparities research, Henrietta Lacks, LaPrincess Brewer M.D., Mayo Clinic, minority participation in research, nasra giama, news, richard sharp PhD

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