About the Authors

Pedro L. Alonso
Barcelona Centre for International Health Research (Hospital Clínic, Universitat de Barcelona), Barcelona, Spain

Pedro L. Alonso
Centro de Investigaçao em Saude da Manhiça, Maputo, Mozambique

Graham Brown
Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Myriam Arevalo-Herrera
Immunology Institute-Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia

Myriam Arevalo-Herrera
Centro de Investigación Caucaseco, Cali, Colombia

Fred Binka
School of Public Health, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

Chetan Chitnis
International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Delhi, India

Frank Collins
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, United States of America

Ogobara K. Doumbo
University of Bamako, Bamako, Mali

Brian Greenwood
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom

B. Fenton Hall
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Myron M. Levine
Center for Vaccine Development, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Kamini Mendis, Robert D. Newman
Global Malaria Program, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Christopher V. Plowe
Howard Hughes Medical Institute/University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Mario Henry Rodríguez
Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Cuernavaca, Mexico

Robert Sinden
Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

Laurence Slutsker
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Marcel Tanner
Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute and University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Corresponding Author

palonso@clinic.ub.es

Competing Interests

GB declares that he is Chair of MALVAC, Chair USAID Malaria Vaccine Development Program Scientific Consultants Group, a member of the Board of Roll Back Malaria, and a member of the APMEN Advisory Board.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: PLA GVB MA FB CEC FHC OKD BG BFH MML KM RDN CVP MHR RES LS MT. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: PLA GVB MA FB CEC FHC OKD BG BFH MML KM RDN CVP MHR RES LS MT. Wrote the first draft of the paper: PLA GVB MT. Contributed to the writing of the paper: PLA GVB MA FB CEC FHC OKD BG BFH MML KM RN CVP MHR RES LS MT. Contributed to the development of the research agenda: PLA GVB MA FB CEC FHC OKD BG BFH MML KM RDN CVP MHR RES LS MT. Members of the malERA steering committee which coordinated the malERA review process and guided the direction of the other papers in the series: PLA MA FB CEC FHC OKD BG BFH KM CVP MHR RES LS MT. Members of the malERA International Advisory Committee: GB MML. Contributed conceptually to the whole process leading to this paper: PLA GVB MA FB CEC FHC OKD BG BFH MML KM RDN CVP MHR RES LS MT.