Henrietta Lacks’ Son Scheduled to Speak at IU Bloomington

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, David Lacks, son of Henrietta Lacks, will speak to the University of Indiana, Bloomington community about the intersection of race and ethics.  Though his mother died in 1951, her cells are widely used in scientific research.  Rebecca Skloot’s 2010 best seller The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks introduced Henrietta to the world.
Please see IU Bloomington’s press release for more information about David and Henrietta Lacks.

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