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aSPU is a tool to test association of gene- and pathway-trait in genome-wide association study (GWAS) summary data.


Genetics; Experimental design and studies; GWAS study


  • Operation: Pathway or network analysis; Statistical calculation
  • Software interface: Command-line user interface; Library
  • Language: R
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: GNU General Public License v3
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: 1.48
  • Maturity: Stable
  • Credit: National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Minnesota Supercomputing Institute at the University of Minnesota.
  • Contact: Il-Youp Kwak ikwak at
  • Collection: -


Kwak IY, Pan W "Adaptive gene- and pathway-trait association testing with GWAS summary statistics." Bioinformatics 2016; 32(8):1178-84
PMID: 26656570
PMCID: PMC5860182

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