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 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.”