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GWAS catalog

GWAS catalog

GWAS catalog is a catalog of publicly available, manually curated, and published genome-wide association study (GWAS) data, containing over 100k single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) and trait associations.


GWAS study; DNA polymorphism; Mapping; Data integration and warehousing


  • Operation: Database search; SNP detection; Functional clustering; Mapping
  • Software interface: Database portal
  • Language: -
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: Other
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: -
  • Credit: The National Institutes of Health (NIH), EMBL, the Health Thematic Area of the Cooperation Programme of the European Commission within the VII Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development.
  • Contact: gwas-info _at_ | parkinson _at_ | hindorffl _at_
  • Collection: Rare Disease


Welter D, MacArthur J, Morales J, Burdett T, Hall P, Junkins H, Klemm A, Flicek P, Manolio T, Hindorff L, Parkinson H "The NHGRI GWAS Catalog, a curated resource of SNP-trait associations." Nucleic Acids Res. 2014; 42(Database issue):D1001-6
PMID: 24316577
PMCID: PMC3965119

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