About the Authors

Peter J Hotez

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: mtmpjh@gwumc.edu

Jeff Bethony
Maria Elena Bottazzi
Simon Brooker
Paulo Buss

Competing Interests

PJH and MEB are inventors on an international patent application (PCT/US02/33106, filed November 11, 2002) entitled “Hookworm Vaccine.” PJH is also Co-Chair of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Sabin Vaccine Institute and a member of the Academic Advisory Board for the Pfizer Fellowships in Infectious Diseases. The other authors declare that they have no competing interests.