About the Authors

Peter J. Hotez

mtmpjh@gwumc.edu

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

Competing Interests

PJH is a co-founder 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.”