Celebrating Henrietta Lacks: Building Trust – The Path Forward

Join two CTSA Program hubs and two NCI-designated cancer centers for a community and academic dialogue of trust and trustworthiness in research. Co-hosted by the VCU Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research, the Duke Clinical & Translational Science Institute, the VCU Massey Cancer Center and the Duke Cancer Institute.

Keynote speaker: Rueben Warren, Ph.D., Tuskegee University


  • Robert Winn, M.D., Massey Cancer Center
  • Nadine Barrett, Ph.D., Duke Cancer Institute
  • Vanessa Sheppard, Ph.D., Massey Cancer Center and the Wright Center


  • Clinical Research
  • Cancer Research
  • Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Groups
  • Education and Training

Tuesday, August 31, 2021 – 10:00 am EDT – Tuesday, August 31, 2021 – 12:00 pm EDT

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Special Event

Virginia Commonwealth University
Duke University

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