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Ames, Bruce (1928–)

  • By: Luca Prono
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Bruce Ames is the American biochemist and geneticist who developed the Ames test for chemical mutagens. This test made him a hero to environmentalists in the 1970s, but Ames has since changed his position on man-made chemicals. During the late 1980s, ...

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