About the Authors

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

Corresponding Authors

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."