About the Authors

Peter J. Hotez

mtmpjh@gwumc.edu or photez@gwu.edu

Affiliation Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Tropical Medicine, The George Washington University 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 two international patents on hookworm vaccines.