Link to Pubmed [PMID] – 22984135
J. Leukoc. Biol. 2013 Jan;93(1):39-43
Sir Marc Armand Ruffer, a physician and a bacteriologist, well-known for his discoveries in paleopathology, and Giulio Bizzozero, an Italian pathologist, famous for his work on platelets, have made significant contributions in the field of phagocytosis. They both reported among the very first descriptions of efferocytosis.