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Cleveland Doctor Creates African American Biobank For Disease Research04:42


Many African Americans are skeptical about participating in clinical studies, especially after the infamous Tuskegee experiment where the government didn't give hundreds of black men penicillin to treat syphilis.

But a doctor in Cleveland is trying to rebuild trust in the black community and has created a biobank dedicated to investigating diseases affecting African Americans.

Marlene Harris-Taylor (@marlenetaylor48) of WCPN ideastream reports.

This segment aired on October 28, 2019.

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