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Feb2011

By Andy Burman, PRIM&R Blog Squad member

A few weeks ago, I had the unfortunate experience of becoming a crime victim. Upon arriving home from work, I discovered that someone had broken into my home during broad daylight and rifled through the belongings that I share with my wife and newborn son.

Since discovering the break-in, I’ve felt [...] Read more

4
Nov2010

Based on Amazon’s unanimous decision, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks has won the top spot on their “Best Books of 2010” list.

Written by PRIM&R’s 2010 Advancing Ethical Research Conference keynote speaker Rebecca Skloot, this work explores the life of a woman named Henrietta Lacks, who died of cervical cancer, but whose cells live on. A sample of Lacks' tissue was taken without [...] Read more

13
Sep2010

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

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PRIM&R is looking forward to hearing Rebecca Skloot, author of The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, deliver a keynote address and facilitate a book group luncheon at the 2010 AER Conference. Rebecca's book continues to receive praise, such as this post, reprinted from the Our Bodies, Ourselves blog.


The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
by Rachel Walden
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