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A Catalog of Published Genome-Wide Association Studies


Update (5/12/15): The NHGRI-EBI GWAS Catalog has moved to the European Molecular Biology Laboratory-European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) at  http://www.ebi.ac.uk/gwas. Users may now find the new search interface and updated content at this site.  Questions about the GWAS Catalog may be directed to gwas-info@ebi.ac.uk.

Why has the catalog moved to EMBL-EBI?
From September 2010 to the present, delivery and development of the Catalog has been a collaborative project between EMBL-EBI and NHGRI. In March 2015 the Catalog infrastructure moved to EMBL-EBI to enable delivery of an improved user interface, including ontology driven Catalog searching, and new curatorial infrastructure, supporting improved QC processes. Catalog content available through this original GWAS Catalog website was last updated on February 20th 2015 with all previous and updated content available at EMBL-EBI. 


The new NHGRI-EBI Catalog of published genome-wide association studies (GWAS Catalog).
Read our recent article from Nucleic Acids Research.

Published Genome-Wide Associations
Credit: Darryl Leja and Teri Manolio, NHGRI; Tony Burdett, Dani Welter, and Helen Parkinson, EBI

 
An archived tab-delimited file of the GWAS Catalog content prior to the EBI transition is available here: Tab Delimited File
 

The genome-wide association study (GWAS) publications in the Catalog include a primary GWAS analysis, defined as array-based genotyping and analysis of 100,000+ pre-QC SNPs selected to tag variation across the genome and without regard to gene content.  GWAS data from published studies which are incorporated into new GWAS analyses are eligible, provided they meet the other criteria.  Studies imputing sequencing data to genotyping arrays are eligible as long as the arrays include sufficient genome-wide coverage so that the post-imputation analysis meets the definition of a GWAS analysis, as described above. The scope of the GWAS Catalog is currently being expanded to include studies of large-scale targeted/non-genome-wide arrays, including the Metabochip, Immunochip and Exome arrays. This is currently in a pilot phase where prioritization of targeted and exome array studies for inclusion in the Catalog is by 1) relevance of the trait analyzed 2) user request.  

How to cite the NHGRI GWAS Catalog:
MacArthur J, Bowler E, Cerezo M, Gil L, Hall P, Hastings E, Junkins H, McMahon A, Milano A, Morales J, Pendlington Z, Welter D, Burdett T, Hindorff L, Flicek P, Cunningham F, and Parkinson H. The new NHGRI-EBI Catalog of published genome-wide association studies (GWAS Catalog). Nucleic Acids Research, 2017, Vol. 45 (Database issue): D896-D901.

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Notice: The updated Catalog content may now be searched at http://www.ebi.ac.uk/gwas/.

An archived, tab-delimited file of the GWAS Catalog content prior to the EBI transition is available here: Tab Delimited File

Date Added to Catalog (since 11/25/08) First Author/Date/ Journal/Study Disease/Trait Initial
Sample Description
Replication Sample Description Region Reported Gene(s) Mapped Gene(s) Strongest SNP-Risk Allele Context Risk Allele Frequency in Controls P-value
OR or beta-coefficient and [95% CI]
Platform
[SNPs passing QC]
CNV
04/09/13 Comuzzie AG
December 04, 2012
PLoS One
Novel genetic loci identified for the pathophysiology of childhood obesity in the Hispanic population.
Obesity-related traits 815 Hispanic children from 263 families NA 6p21.2 LRFN2 LRFN2 rs9296335-A intron 0.033 3 x 10-6 (TG/HDLC ) .03 [NR] mmol/L increase Illumina
[899,892]
N
6p21.2 LRFN2 LRFN2 rs9296335-A intron 0.033 8 x 10-6 (HDL ) .03 [NR] mg/dL increase
01/18/13 Jin G
October 25, 2012
Am J Hum Genet
Genetic variants at 6p21.1 and 7p15.3 are associated with risk of multiple cancers in Han Chinese.
Multiple cancers (lung cancer, gastric cancer, and squamous cell carcinoma) 2,331 Han Chinese ancestry lung cancer cases, 1,006 Han Chinese ancestry non-cardia gastric cancer cases, 2,031 Han Chinese ancestry esophageal squamous-cell carcinoma cases, 4,006 Han Chinese ancestry controls 2,665 Han Chinese ancestry lung cancer cases, 3,330 Han Chinese ancestry non-cardia gastric cancer cases, 3,006 Han Chinese ancestry esophageal squamous-cell carcinoma cases, 11,436 Han Chinese ancestry controls 6p21.1 LRFN2 LRFN2 rs2494938-A intron 0.23 1 x 10-12 (All Cancers) 1.15 [1.10-1.19] Affymetrix
[NR]
N
6p21.1 LRFN2 LRFN2 rs2494938-A intron 0.23 5 x 10-9 (NCGC) 1.18 [1.12-1.25]
6p21.1 LRFN2 LRFN2 rs2494938-A intron 0.23 2 x 10-6 (Lung Cancer) 1.15 [1.08-1.22]




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Catalog Data Last Updated: February 20, 2015
Web Page Text Last Updated: September 16, 2015