About the Authors

Peter J. Hotez

mtmpjh@gwumc.edu

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

Competing Interests

PJH is an inventor on two international patents for hookworm vaccines and President of the organization hosting the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases.