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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
08/07/12 Perry JR
May 31, 2012
PLoS Genet
Stratifying type 2 diabetes cases by BMI identifies genetic risk variants in LAMA1 and enrichment for risk variants in lean compared to obese cases.
Type 2 diabetes 2,112 lean type 2 diabetes cases, 4,123 obese type 2 diabetes cases, 54,412 controls 2,881 lean type 2 diabetes cases, 8,702 obese type 2 diabetes cases, 18,957 controls View full set of 12 SNPs NR N
10q25.2 TCF7L2 TCF7L2 rs7903146-T intron 0.29 2 x 10-40 (Lean) 1.58 [1.47-1.68]
10q25.2 TCF7L2 TCF7L2 rs7903146-T intron 0.29 4 x 10-21 (Obese) 1.26 [1.20 - 1.32]
16q12.2 FTO FTO rs9939609-A intron 0.40 1 x 10-20 (Obese) 1.25 [1.19-1.30]
6p22.3 CDKAL1 CDKAL1 rs7766070-A intron 0.27 6 x 10-11 (Obese) 1.21 [1.14-1.28]
6p22.3 CDKAL1 CDKAL1 rs7766070-A intron 0.27 7 x 10-10 (Lean) 1.26 [1.17-1.35]
10q23.33 HHEX HHEX - EXOC6 rs5015480-C 0.57 2 x 10-9 (Obese) 1.18 [1.11-1.23]
3q27.2 IG2BP2 IGF2BP2 rs4402960-T intron 0.31 3 x 10-9 (Obese) 1.15 [1.10-1.21]
18p11.31 LAMA1 LAMA1 rs8090011-G intron 0.38 8 x 10-9 (Lean) 1.13 [1.09-1.18]
15q24.3 HMG20A HMG20A rs7178572-G intron 0.70 1 x 10-8 (Obese) 1.11 [1.07-1.15]
8q24.11 SLC30A8 SLC30A8 rs3802177-G UTR-3 0.68 4 x 10-8 (Lean) 1.23 [1.15-1.33]




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