Doctors took her cells without asking. Those cells never died. They launched a medical revolution and a multimillion-dollar industry. More than twenty years later, her children found out. Their lives would never be the same. Learn More →
HBO Films has begun shooting the film adaptation of Rebecca’s book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, which will star Oprah Winfrey as Henrietta’s daughter Deborah Lacks and Rose Byrne as Rebecca Skloot and Renee Elise Goldsberry as Henrietta Lacks.Learn More
The Henrietta Lacks Foundation strives to provide financial assistance to needy individuals who have made important contributions to scientific research without their knowledge or consent.