About the Authors

Peter J. Hotez

Photez@gwu.edu or peter.hotez@sabin.org

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 a co-founder of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases, and has been appointed to the WHO-TDR Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee beginning in 2009. He is also an inventor on U.S. Patent 7,303,752 B2 (issued December 4, 2007) entitled “Hookworm vaccine.”