About the Authors

Peter J. Hotez

hotez@bcm.edu

Affiliations Texas Children’s Center for Vaccine Development, National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America, James A Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States of America, Scowcroft Institute for International Affairs, The Bush School of Government and Public Service, College Station, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The author is principal investigator on several vaccines against neglected tropical diseases that are in development or in clinical trials.