About the Authors

Jean-Claude Dujardin

jcdujardin@itg.be

Affiliation Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Socrates Herrera

Affiliation Universidad del Valle, Cali, Colombia

Virgilio do Rosario

Affiliation Instituto de Higiene e Medicina Tropical/Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal

Jorge Arevalo

Affiliation Instituto de Medicina Tropical ‘A. von Humboldt’, Lima, Peru

Marleen Boelaert

Affiliation Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Hernan J. Carrasco

Affiliation Universidad Central de Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela

Rodrigo Correa-Oliveira

Affiliation Fiocruz, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Lineth Garcia

Affiliation Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia

Eduardo Gotuzzo

Affiliation Instituto de Medicina Tropical ‘A. von Humboldt’, Lima, Peru

Theresa W. Gyorkos

Affiliation McGill University, Montreal, Canada

Alexis M. Kalergis

Affiliation Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile

Gustavo Kouri

Affiliation Instituto Pedro Kouri, La Havana, Cuba

Vicente Larraga

Affiliation Centro de Investigaciones Biologicas (CSIC), Madrid, Spain

Pascal Lutumba

Affiliation National Institute for Biomedical Research, Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of Congo

Maria Angeles Macias Garcia

Affiliation EULARINET, Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovación de España, Madrid, Spain

Pablo C. Manrique-Saide

Affiliation Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Yucatán, Mexico

Farrokh Modabber

Affiliation Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative, Geneva, Switzerland

Alberto Nieto

Affiliation Universidad de la República, Montevideo, Uruguay

Gerd Pluschke

Affiliations Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

Carlos Robello

Affiliation Institut Pasteur de Montevideo and Facultad de Medicina, Montevideo, Uruguay

Antonieta Rojas de Arias

Affiliation Centro para el Desarrollo de la Investigacion Cientifica/Panamerican Health Organization, Asunción, Paraguay

Martin Rumbo

Affiliation Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina

Jose Ignacio Santos Preciado

Affiliation Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F., México

Shyam Sundar

Affiliation Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India

Jaime Torres

Affiliation Instituto de Medicina Tropical de la Universidad Central de Caracas, Caracas, Venezuela

Faustino Torrico

Affiliation Universidad Mayor de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia

Patrick Van der Stuyft

Affiliation Institute of Tropical Medicine, Antwerp, Belgium

Kathleen Victoir

Affiliation Institut Pasteur, Paris, France

Ole F. Olesen

Affiliation EU Commission, Brussels, Belgium

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.