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Genetic privacy: We must learn from the story of Henrietta Lacks

By Maninder Ahluwalia A street mural memorial to Henrietta Lacks in Oak Park, Illinois MedSci / Alamy Today is the 100th anniversary of the birth of Henrietta Lacks, commonly referred to as “the mother of modern medicine”. Her cells have been used in experiments in laboratories around the world but were cultivated without her consent.… Read More »