Recognizing The Long-Term Contributions Henrietta Lacks Made To Medical Research

For more than half a century, Henrietta Lacks’ cancer cells have been used for worldwide biomedical research. After her death at age 31 in 1951, HeLa cells have been a… Read More

Acknowledging Henrietta Lacks And Her Contribution To Genetic Research

For more than half a century, Henrietta Lacks’ cancer cells have been used for worldwide biomedical research. After her death at age 31 in 1951, HeLa cells have made significant… Read More

Integrating Nanoparticles Into Chemotherapy

Researchers at Brigham and Women’s Hospital designed novel, multi-functional, self assembled, near-infrared responsive gold nanorods, which can selectively target cancer cells by releasing a chemotherapy drug and triggering induction of… Read More