D. Bernard Amos
Dennis Bernard Amos (April 16, 1923 – May 15, 2003) was an American immunologist. National Academies Press called Amos "one of the most distinguished scientists of the genetics of individuality of the twentieth century". In 1969, Amos and Dr. David Hume founded the first regional organ sharing program in the United States. Amos made significant contributions in immunogenetics, tumor immunity, and transplantation immunology.
Awards and Distinctions
Amos was President of the American Association of Immunologists, President and Founder of the International Transplantation Society, and the co-founder and Editor-In-Chief of the journal Human Immunology. Amos was elected to the National Academies of Science. He received the 3M Award from FASEB, the Rose Payne Award for Distinguished Science by the American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics, and the National Institutes of Health Research Career Award. He was awarded the Golding Bird Prize in Bacteriology as well as the Leonard Luubock Gold Medal. Amos was professor of immunology and experimental surgery at Duke University from 1962 to 1993.
Life and career
- National Academies Press, BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIRS, D. Bernard Amos, April 16, 1923 – May 15, 2003, By Edmond J. Yunis
- Duke University Archives:Inventory of the D. Bernard Amos papers, 1963 - 1991
- The Journal of Immunology IN MEMORIAM, D. Bernard Amos April 16, 1923–May 15, 2003, Thomas F. Tedder and Jeffrey R. Dawson, Duke University, Medical Center
- D. Amos, The Immunologist