Progress for the Lacks Family
In August 2013, another chapter was added to the story of Henrietta Lacks and the use of her remarkable cells.
The story was told in The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (2010), by Rebecca Skloot.
- Johns Hopkins announces steps to recognize Ms. Lacks's history and contribution (2011)
- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announces the new agreement (August 2013)
- New York Times story about the agreement (August 2013)