About the Authors

Jon Andrus
Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Maria Elena Bottazzi, Jocelyn K. Lambuth, Kristy O. Murray, Rebeca Rico-Hesse, Peter J. Hotez
National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Maria Elena Bottazzi, Peter J. Hotez
Sabin Vaccine Institute and Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Jennifer Chow
Research!America, Alexandria, Virginia, United States of America

Karen A. Goraleski
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Deerfield, Illinois, United States of America

Susan P. Fisher-Hoch, Joseph B. McCormick
University of Texas School of Public Health, Regional Campus, Brownsville, Texas, United States of America

Bruce Y. Lee
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Harold S. Margolis
Dengue Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Peter Melby
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Jesus G. Valenzuela
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Peter J. Hotez
James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

hotez@bcm.edu

Competing Interests

I have read the journal's policy and have the following conflicts. Drs. Hotez and Bottazzi are principal investigators involved in the development of vaccines for Chagas disease and leishmaniasis.