Eric John HolborowBMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b5480 (Published 18 December 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b5480
- Jim Archer
Eric John Holborow (“John”) was a pioneer in the science of autoimmunity and played a key part in the development of the British Society for Immunology.
He served with the Royal Army Medical Corps in Egypt as a microbiologist under the haematologist John Dacie and returned in 1947 to join his department at the Royal Postgraduate Medical School. Eighteen months later he moved to Eric Bywaters’ pioneering rheumatology unit at …