The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

Henrietta Lacks was a black woman from Baltimore who died of cervical cancer in 1951. At the time, treatment for cervical cancer was highly ineffective, and scientists still had not figured out a way to keep cell cultures in a lab. Howard Jones (Henrietta’s doctor) and his boss, Richard Wesley TeLinde, were scientists working toContinue reading “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”