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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (HeLa): Film Screening & Bioethics dis...

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Do you know the story of your HeLa cells???

Join us for a film screening and ethical discussion on informed consent and race, class, and culture in research.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks film

Henrietta Lacks is known as HeLa in the scientific world. Her cells, grown in culture and still alive today, became one of the most important tools in modern medicine.

Discussion with bioethicists

Pearl O'Rourke, MD

Director of Human Research Affairs at Partners HealthCare Systems and Associate Professor of Pediatrics, HMS

Rebecca Li, PhD

Executive Director, MRCT, BWH/Harvard Instructor in Medicine and the Center of Bioethics, HMS

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