Two new malaria drugs hit the market next year. That's not big news here in the United States, but malaria kills more than 1 million people each year worldwide. Other diseases such as hookworm sicken victims around the world, but are rarely a topic of concern here.
Peter Hotez, professor and chair, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Tropical Medicine, the George Washington University
Terrie Taylor, University distinguished professor, Department of Internal Medicine. College of Osteopathic Medicine, Michigan State University
Ted White, member, Seattle Biomedical Research Institute; professor, Department of Pathobiology; University of Washington
Patricia Conrad, professor of Parasitology, Wildlife Health Center; School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California