should companies be allowed to profit from a donors body? Should companies be allowed to profit from a donors body products, whether it is DNA, tissue, cells, etc? Some points to consider: 1. Who owns cells and why ownership of cells or body products is complex and problematic 2. Benefits and drawbacks surrounding commercialization of body products 3. Whether Henrietta Lacks family should have shared in the immense profits made from her cell line. Should all donors share in profits, and how might that affect medical research?