Jessica Calefati is an education enterprise reporter exploring how Johns Hopkins University is shaping Baltimore’s future. Her work has been recognized by the Gerald Loeb Awards, the National Headliner Awards, the Keystone Media Awards, the Society of Professional Journalists NorCal, the New Jersey Press Association and others.
Henrietta Lacks' Cells Contributed to Breakthrough Medical Advancements. Now, Her Family Will Finally be Compensated.
The news comes after two years of litigation in federal court—on what would have been Lacks' 103rd birthday.