About the Authors

Peter J. Hotez

mtmpjh@gwumc.edu or photez@gwu.edu

Peter J. Hotez is Editor-in-Chief of PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. He is the Walter G. Ross Professor and Chair of his Department, and President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute.

Affiliation Sabin Vaccine Institute and Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Competing Interests

PJH is Executive Director of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Disease Control and President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute. He is an inventor on U.S. Patent 7,303,752 B2 (issued December 4, 2007), entitled "Hookworm vaccine."