About the Authors

Piero Olliaro

olliarop@who.int

Affiliations UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (WHO/TDR), Geneva, Switzerland, Centre for Tropical Medicine and Vaccinology, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom

Michel Vaillant

Affiliation Competence Centre for Methodology and Statistics, Centre de Recherche Public – Santé (CRP-Santé), Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

Byron Arana

Affiliation UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (WHO/TDR), Geneva, Switzerland

Max Grogl

Affiliation Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) Division of Experimental Therapeutics, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

Farrokh Modabber

Affiliation Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), Geneva, Switzerland

Alan Magill

Affiliation Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) Division of Experimental Therapeutics, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States of America

Olivier Lapujade

Affiliation UNICEF/UNDP/World Bank/WHO Special Programme for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (WHO/TDR), Geneva, Switzerland

Pierre Buffet

Affiliation UMR945, University Pierre & Marie Curie, Paris, France & Department of Parasitology, Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, APHP, Paris, France

Jorge Alvar

Affiliation World Health Organization, Neglected Tropical Diseases (WHO/NTD), Geneva, Switzerland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PO MV BA MG FM AM OL PB JA. Wrote the paper: PO MV BA MG FM AM OL PB JA.