Bad Blood

TitleBad Blood
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2000
AuthorsFourtner, AW, Fourtner, C, Herreid, CF
Corporate AuthorsUniversity at Buffalo, Department of Biological Sciences,
Date Published02/2000
PublisherNational Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University at Buffalo
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsBIOETHICS , BIOLOGY , experimental , Human , Human Research Subjects , Informed , Informed Consent , Medical , MEDICINE , NUREMBERG , research , SCIENCE , Syphilis , Tuskegee
AbstractThe ethics of human experimentation are explored in this case about the infamous syphilis studies performed at the Tuskegee Institute from the 1930s to the 1960s. Sponosred by the U.S. Public Health Service, 399 African American men with syphilis were recruited for a research study on the progression of the disease when left untreated. The case could be used in any course that explores the ethics of science.
NotesCase from the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science, University of Buffalo. http://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/
URLhttp://sciencecases.lib.buffalo.edu/cs/collection/detail.asp?case_id=371&id=371
Abbreviated Case NameBad Blood
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