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Holocaust Experiments' Effects on Modern Medicine

Holocaust Experiments' Effects on Modern Medicine

  • Date:
    Friday, February 28, 2014
  • Time:
    12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
  • Campus:
    University Park Campus
  • Venue:
    Doheny Memorial Library (DML)
  • Room:
    241
  • Cost:
    free
  • Phone:
    213-740-6907
  • Email:

Summary:

Please join the USC Shoah Foundation and the USC Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics for a panel discussion addressing the ethical implications of the effects of these experiments in modern medicine.

Description:

Human experimentation on concentration camp inmates during the Holocaust was one of the most gruesome and horrific episodes of human degradation in the camps. Yet, some of the results of that research has been used in the benefit of science over the decades since. Please join the USC Shoah Foundation and the USC Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics for a panel discussion addressing the ethical implications of the effects of these experiments in modern medicine.

To RSVP, please email vhi-academics@usc.edu