Talkin Immunology with BioLegend

The Story of Henrietta Lacks

February 13, 2019
In our return to the podcast, we discuss the first immortal cell line, HeLa cells, and the controversial circumstances of how they were obtained from Henrietta Lacks.

Topics

The Controversy Over HeLa Cells
The Henrietta Lacks Foundation
The Legacy of Henrietta Lacks (Johns Hopkins Medicine)
Johns Hopkins to name research building after Henrietta Lacks
Moore v. Regents of the University of California
Dat Tran and Lick-A-Bubble
Harry Potter Spoilers (15:32-15:50)

Keywords: Henrietta Lacks, podcast, HeLa cells, cell line, telomeres, telomerase, polio, senescence, Helen Lane, cancer, Johns Hopkins, George Otto Gey, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, Rebecca Skloot, John Moore, David Golde