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BCM - Baylor College of Medicine

Giving life to possible

Peter Jay Hotez, M.D., Ph.D.

Founding Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine,Texas Children’s Hospital Endowed Chair in Tropical Pediatrics

Addresses

work
BCM-Cullen Building
Room: BCMC-164A
Mail Stop: BCM113
Houston, Texas. 77030
United States

Education

M.D. from Weill Cornell Medical College
05/1987 - New York, NY, United States
Ph.D. from The Rockefeller University
05/1986 - New York, NY, United States
B.A. (magna cum laude) from Yale University
05/1980 - New Haven, Connecticut, United States

Projects

Human Hookworm Vaccine Initiative

Development of a vaccine for the more than 400 million people suffering from hookworm infection in the world today. Vaccine currently in phase 1 clinical trials in Brazil and Gabon.

Organization
Sabin Vaccine Institute & Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development (Sabin PDP)

Schistosomiasis Vaccine Initiative

Schistosomiasis afflicts over 200 million people around the globe and is the deadliest disease among the seven most prevalent NTDs, killing an estimated 280,000 people annually. Our vaccine is entering phase 1 clinical trials.

Organization
Sabin Vaccine Institute & Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development (Sabin PDP)

Chagas Disease and Leishmaniasis Vaccine Initiatives

A project for the selection and discovery of antigens appropriate to advance into the development process of new vaccines to combat Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis) and leishmaniasis.

Organization
Sabin Vaccine Institute & Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development (Sabin PDP)

SARS Vaccine Development Program

A new vaccine to prevent severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). A prototype RBD219 N1 vaccine is entering scale-up process development

Organization
Sabin Vaccine Institute & Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development (Sabin PDP)

Multivalent Anthelmintic Vaccine Discovery Program

A panhelmintic vaccine to prevent ascariasis (roundworm) and trichuris (whipworm), soil-transmitted helminths afflicting hundreds of millions of people around the world.

Organization
Sabin Vaccine Institute & Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development (Sabin PDP)

Additional Positions

Professor
Departments of Pediatrics and Molecular Virology & Microbiology
Baylor College of Medicine
President and Director Sabin PDP
Sabin Vaccine Institute
Fellow in Disease and Poverty
James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
Rice University