About the Authors

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rdinglas@jhsph.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

RD is the corresponding author on behalf of the malERA Consultative Group on Basic Science and Enabling Technologies. Chaired the group: RD, MM. ICMJE criteria for authorship met: JB, OB, TB, RD, VMcG, MM, IM, RS. Participated in one or more discussion meetings resulting in the writing of this article: The malERA Consultative Group on Basic Science and Enabling Technologies.