About the Authors

Peter J. Hotez


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

Competing Interests

PJH is Executive Director 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.”