About the Authors

Peter J. Hotez

mtmpjh@gwumc.edu or photez@gwu.edu

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 President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute and Director of the Human Hookworm Vaccine Initiative, a product development partnership supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He is an inventor on US Patent 7,303,752 B2 (issued December 4, 2007) entitled “Hookworm vaccine.”