Unethcial Cases in Human Research

Cases

Poison laboratory of the Soviets

1921

The Soviets tested their poison on prisoners of war.

Unit 731

1937

The Japanese army experimented biological and chemical warfare on people.

Nazi Experiments

1942

They took prisoners of war and did medical experiments that mostly killed them.

Project MKULTRA

1950

LSD was given to CIA agents

Willowbrook Study

1963

Kids who were mentally retarded were given a hepatitis virus on purpose.

The Aversion Project

1971

South Africa’s apartheid army force gays and lesbians to undergo a sex change

Stanford Prison Experiment

1971

A mock prison that goes to far.