The multibillion dollar claim for Henrietta Lacks's cell line

Episode 152,  Nov 15, 2021, 05:00 AM

Rosalind English talks with Professor Jacob Sherkow about a recent claim brought by the Henrietta Lacks Estate, against Thermo Fisher Scientific, in the USA. Lacks's "immortal cells" have benefited "nearly every realm of medicine" in the 70 years since her death.

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