MEDIA ALERT: @AttorneyCrump & co-counsel will hold a news conference today (10/4) at 10:30 AM to announce the filing of a lawsuit against Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc., a multibillion-dollar biotechnology corporation, on behalf of the estate of Henrietta Lacks. pic.twitter.com/ZMNi5RcfYX
Do right by Henrietta Lacks’ family: @AttorneyCrump, attorney for the Black woman whose cells were commercialized by pharmaceutical companies w/o her consent & her grandson @LacksRon discussed their suit vs those who exploited her to create medical wonders www.msnbc.com/the-reidout/watch/henrietta-lacks-family-member-discusses-suit-filed-over-black-woman-s-cells-sold-to-advance-medicine-science-122849861560
Family of Henrietta Lacks files suit against biotech company for using famous ‘HeLa’ cells without permission - Baltimore Sun apple.news/AKRwf9_AkTKWJa62O5-W_xw
Henrietta Lacks’s estate is suing a company accused of selling cells taken from her in 1951 without her knowledge or consent. m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_615b48fee4b099230d26c30e
What was Henrietta Lacks cells used for?
Henrietta Lacks' estate sued a company saying it used her 'stolen' cells for research Tissue taken from her tumor before she died of cervical cancer in 1951 became the first human cells to be successfully cloned. Reproduced infinitely, they become a cornerstone of modern medicine. NPRHenrietta Lacks' estate sued a company saying it used her 'stolen' cells for research
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