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2018 Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture Includes Surprise Announcement

New Research Building on East Baltimore Campus to Be Named for Henrietta Lacks   Article: Janet Anderson To cheers, applause and an enthusiastic standing ovation, Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels and Paul B. Rothman, dean of the medical faculty and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, announced at the Henrietta Lacks Memorial Lecture on Oct. 6 that a new research building would be named for Henrietta Lacks. The announcement was the highlight at the ninth annual symposium the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) hosts to mark the legacy of the 31-year-old mother of five who sought treatment … Continue reading