NIH director explains HeLa agreement

  title={NIH director explains HeLa agreement},
  author={Ewen Callaway},
Descendants of Henrietta Lacks endorse controlled access to cell line genome after meetings with Francis Collins. 
Opposed to the being of Henrietta: bioslavery, pop culture and the third life of HeLa cells
It is argued that the commercial sale of HeLa-themed art and other bioproducts perpetuates the bioslavery of He La cells, a circumstance created by legal and medical discourses tracing back to US racial slavery. Expand
Stakeholder engagement in policy development: challenges and opportunities for human genomics
Examining how stakeholder engagement is used to develop policies in genomics research and public health areas is examined, as well as to identify future priorities for conducting evidence-based stakeholder engagements. Expand
Grief and Reason: a Response to Eric Kandel’s Age of Insight
  • B. Pivnick
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Psychoanalytic quarterly
  • 2015
Is psychoanalysis a biology of the mind or the mind’s biography? Freud’s synthesis of his conflicting views on the relationship between bodily based desire and adaptation to civilization made theExpand


The haplotype-resolved genome and epigenome of the aneuploid HeLa cancer cell line
Haplotype resolution facilitated reconstruction of an amplified, highly rearranged region of chromosome 8q24 at which integration of the human papilloma virus type 18 (HPV-18) genome occurred and that is likely to be the event that initiated tumorigenesis. Expand
The Genomic and Transcriptomic Landscape of a HeLa Cell Line
This study performed DNA and RNA sequencing of a HeLa Kyoto cell line and analyzed its mutational portfolio and gene expression profile, providing the first detailed account of genomic variants in the HeLa genome. Expand