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Literature searches, data extraction & data entry, meta-analysis calculations, and database updates are performed by members of the Neuropsychiatric Genetics Group at the Max-Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany

Current AlzGene curators:
Lars Bertram, M.D. (Principal Investigator)
Christina M. Lill, M.D.
Matthew B. McQueen, Ph.D. (University of Boulder)
Johannes T. Roehr, B.S. (MPI & Free University of Berlin)
Brit-Maren M. Schjeide, B.S.
Leif M. Schjeide, M.S.

Past Members of the AlzGene curatorial team:
Nicole C. Allen, B.S.
Sachin Bagade, M.S.
Deborah L. Blacker, M.D., Sc.D.
Kristina Mullin, B.S.
Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D.
Ute Zauft, M.A.

Scientific Advisory Board
Mark J. Daly, Ph.D
Center for Human Genetic Research, Boston, MA
Whitehead/MIT Center for Genome Research, Cambridge, MA

John Hardy, Ph.D.
Institute of Neurology, University College London, UK

Patrick G. Kehoe, Ph.D.
Dementia Research Group, University of Bristol, UK

Marcus Munafo, Ph.D.
Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, UK

Patrick F. Sullivan, MD, FRANZCP
Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Past members of the Scientific Advisory Board (2003-2008):
David Altshuler, M.D., Ph.D

Alison Goate, Ph.D.

Margaret Pericak-Vance, Ph.D.

Gerard D. Schellenberg, Ph.D.

Image Credits
Our thanks to The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) for permission to use chromosome images.

Funding for AlzGene has been generously provided by an anonymous donor and CAF, the Cure Alzheimer's Fund.

Last but not least...
We would like to thank the many groups who have kindly provided us with genotype and other data beyond those included in the original publications.

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AlzGene Stats
Studies: 1395
Genes: 695
Polymorphisms: 2973
Meta-analyses: 320
Cure Alzheimer's Fund
Proud supporter of the AlzGene database.
Michael J. Fox Foundation
The PDGene database is supported by a grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation in partnership with the Alzheimer Research Forum.


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