About the Authors

The malERA Consultative Group on Modeling

Marcel.Tanner@unibas.ch

Full listing of the members of the malERA Consultative Group on Modeling can be found in the Acknowledgments.

Competing Interests

No competing interests: PA, SE, SH, RS, DS, MT. AG has received payment for advice on malaria transmission modeling from Glaxo SmithKline (GSK). TS states that his research group is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Malaria Vaccine Initiative. He has no commercial interests that are relevant. LW states that she was on a malaria vaccine advisory board for GSK-Biologicals on 14–15 December 2009.

Author Contributions

MT is the corresponding author on behalf of the malERA Consultative Group on Modeling. Chaired the group: MT. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: PLA, SE, AG, RS, SH, DS, TAS, MT, LW. Participated in one or more discussion meetings resulting in the writing of this article: The malERA Consultative Group on Modeling.