About the Authors

Peter J. Hotez

hotez@bcm.edu

Affiliations National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and the Sabin Vaccine Institute and Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, Houston, Texas, United States of America, James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Eric Dumonteil

Affiliation Autonomous University of Yucatan (UADY), Merida, Mexico

Miguel Betancourt Cravioto

Affiliation Carlos Slim Health Institute, Mexico D.F., Mexico

Maria Elena Bottazzi

Affiliation National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine and the Sabin Vaccine Institute and Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Roberto Tapia-Conyer

Affiliation Carlos Slim Health Institute, Mexico D.F., Mexico

Sheba Meymandi

Affiliation Olive View-UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Unni Karunakara

Affiliation Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), Geneva, Switzerland

Isabela Ribeiro

Affiliation Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), Geneva, Switzerland and New York, New York, United States of America

Rachel M. Cohen

Affiliation Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), Geneva, Switzerland and New York, New York, United States of America

Bernard Pecoul

Affiliation Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi), Geneva, Switzerland and New York, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

I have read the journal's policy and have the following conflict: Several of the authors are involved in the development of a vaccine against Chagas disease.