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- Human rights : Natural civil and political rights considered universal and applicable to all human beings worldwide.
- Informed consent : Agreement, by the person affected or his surrogate, to make a knowledgeable decision consenting to participation in a medical treatment or research trial
- Nuremberg Military Tribunals : A set of twelve trials of officials of Nazi Germany, conducted by the United States in its zone of occupation of Germany, following the International Military Tribunal (Nuremberg)
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- High altitude experiments (Nazi) : A series of Nazi experiments conducted, against the will of the subjects, on concentration camp prisoners, frequently resulting in death or severe injury. They were intended to learn human responses to the cold and oxygen deprivation of high-altitude flight.
- Euthanasia Program (Nazi) : A secret program of Nazi Germany, in which hundreds of thousands of persons were killed, not for medical reasons but because they were deemed, by Nazi ideology, "life unworthy of life"
- Karl Brandt : Senior medical officer of Nazi Germany, Gruppenfuhrer in the SS and personal physician to Adolf Hitler; executed for war crimes related to the Holocaust, including involuntary medical experiments and the technical aspects of genocide.
- Siegfried Handloser : Lieutenant General of Medical Service; Medical Inspector of the Army; Chief of the Medical Services of the Armed Forces of Nazi Germany; defendant in the Medical Case (NMT) sentenced to life imprisonment
- Paul Rostock : Chief Surgeon of the Berlin Surgical Clinic, Surgical Adviser to the Army, and Chief of the Office of Medical Science and Research, headed by Karl Brandt; charged in the Medical Case (NMT)
- Oskar Schroeder : Lieutenant General of Medical Service in the WWII Luftwaffe and Chief of its Medial Service; sentenced to life imprisonment by the Medical Case (NMT)
- Karl Genzken : Gruppenfuehrer in the Waffen SS and chief of its Medical Department; defendant in the Medical Case (NMT) sentenced to life imprisonment
- Karl Gebhardt : A Nazi physician and Chief Surgeon of the SS; executed for Holocaust-related war crimes after conviction in the Medical Case of the Nuremberg Military Tribunals
- Kurt Blome : Nazi Deputy Reich Health Leader; Plenipotentiary for Cancer Research in the Reich Health Council; acquitted of charges in the Medical Case (NMT)
- Rudolf Brandt : Standartenfuhrer (colonel) of the Nazi SS who was personal administrative officer to Heinrich Himmler; executed after conviction for war crimes in the Medical Case of the Nuremberg Military Tribunals
- Joachim Mrugowsky : A Nazi Schutzstaffel (SS) physician, with the rank of Oberfuehrer; Chief of the SS Hygienic Institute; condemned and executed for war crimes by the Medical Case trial at the Nuremberg Military Tribunals
- Helmut Poppendick : SS-Oberfuehrer, chief of the Personal Staff of the Reich Physician SS, Ernst Grawitz
- Wolfram Sievers : SS-Standartenfuehrer; nonscientist manager of the Ahenerbe Society, Director of its Institute for Military Scientific Research]] and Deputy Chairman of the Managing Board of Directors of the Reich Research Council; tried in the Medical Case (NMT) and executed
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- Siegfried Ruff : Director of the Department for Aviation Medicine at the German Experimental Institute for Aviation; defendant at the Medical Case (NMT)
- Hans Wolfgang Romberg : Staff physician at the Department for Aviation Medicine at the German Experimental Institute for Aviation; defendant at the Medical Case (NMT) charged with participation in Nazi high altitude experiments
- Hermann Becker-Freyseng : Staff physician of the WWII Luftwaffe, Chief of Department for Aviation Medicine of the Chief of Medical Services; charged in the Medical Case (NMT)
- Georg August Weltz : Lieutenant Colonel of the WWII Luftwaffe Medical Service; Chief of the Institute for Aviation Medicine; acquitted in the Medical Case (NMT)
- Konrad Schaefer : Staff physician at the Institute for Aviation Medicine in Berlin; defendant at the Medical Case (NMT) }
- Wilhelm Beiglboeck : Consulting physician to the WWII Luftwaffe and defendant in the Medical Case (NMT)
- Adolf Pokorny : German physician, specialist in skin and venereal diseases, tried in Medical Case (NMT)
- Fritz Fischer : SS-Sturmbannfueher in the Waffen SS; Assistant Physician to Karl Gebhardt at the Hohenychen Hospital; defendant in the Medical Case (NMT)
- Ernst Grawitz : SS-Obergruppenfuehrer and Chief Medical Officer of the SS; suggested the use of gas chambers for The Holocaust and supervised Nazi medical experiments; committed suicide at the war's end Chief physician of the SS.
- Sigmund Rascher : SS physician involved in Nazi medical experiments; tried and executed by the SS for violations of its rules, involving hidden adoption of children and a falsified marriage Conducted high-altitude experiments at Dachau.
- Declaration of Helsinki : Initiated in response to Nazi medical experiments and the resulting Nuremberg Code, the continually updated world agreement on ethical principles for medical research with human subjects
- World Medical Association : (WMA), founded on 17 September 1947, is an international organization representing physicians, through their national medical organization.
- Nuremberg Code : The statement of ethical medical research on human beings that came from the Medical Case trials of Nazi medical personnel, which was part of the Nuremberg Military Tribunals; it forms the basis for the Declaration of Helsinki