Bloodworks 101

Medical Research Needs All of Us: Henrietta Lacks' Legacy (S3 E4)

October 04, 2021 Bloodworks Northwest Season 3 Episode 4
Bloodworks 101
Medical Research Needs All of Us: Henrietta Lacks' Legacy (S3 E4)
Show Notes

This is the story of two remarkable two women -- Henrietta Lacks and Sonya Chris Ellis -- separated by decades but immortal to those who carry on their legacies, as told by two remarkable women -- Lacks' great-granddaughter Victoria Baptiste and Bloodworks' Dr. Ashley Ellis -- the lessons their families want us all to learn from their lives, and why diverse participation in medical research, such as the All of Us Research Program, is vital.

  • Learn more about All of Us: https://go.joinallofus.org/bwnw
  • Continue the conversation at the HeLa100 Colloquium on October 4, 2021: https://hela100.org/2021-colloquium