HeLa Cell Line

HeLa Cell Line

Amanda Sims Memorial Fund (1930–1935)

Amanda Sims Memorial Fund (1930–1935)

"A Stochastic Model of Stem Cell Proliferation, Based on the Growth of Spleen Colony-Forming Cells” (1964) by James Till, Ernest McCulloch, and Louis Siminovitch

“A Stochastic Model of Stem Cell <a href="/search?text=Proliferation" title="" class="lexicon-term">Proliferation</a>, Based on the Growth of Spleen Colony-Forming Cells” (1964) by James Till, Ernest McCulloch, and Louis Siminovitch

HIP Randomized Breast Cancer Screening Trial (1963–1982)

HIP Randomized Breast Cancer Screening Trial (1963–1982) From 1963 to 1982, researchers in New York City, New York, carried out a randomized trial of mammography screening. Mammography is the use of X-ray technology to find breast cancer at early stages. The private insurance company Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York, or HIP, collaborated with researchers Sam Shapiro, Philip Strax, and Louis Venet on the trial. The researchers’ goal was to determine whether mammography screening reduced breast cancer mortality in women. The study included sixty thousand women aged forty to sixty-four. Half of the women received two annual breast examinations that involved mammography, a breast exam, and an interview. The rest of the women were not invited for annual examinations. After follow up, the researchers found that of

The Jane Collective (1969–1973)

The Jane Collective (1969–1973)