About the Authors

Peter J. Hotez, Tommy G. Thompson
Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases and Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Peter J. Hotez
Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

PJH is Co-Founder of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Disease Control and President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute. He is an inventor on two international patents on hookworm vaccines. TGT is a Global Ambassador of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases. He is also a Senior Partner for the law firm, Aikin Gump.