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lodGWAS is a tool for the analysis of biomarkers in genome-wide association studies (GWAS). The lodGWAS algorithm uses a parametric survival analysis technique to specifically analyze biomarkers restricted by a Limit of Detection (LOD).


GWAS study; Genetics; Biomarkers


  • Operation: Analysis
  • Software interface: Command-line user interface
  • Language: R
  • Operating system: Linux; Mac OS X; Microsoft Windows
  • License: GNU General Public License v>=3
  • Cost: Free
  • Version name: 1.0-7
  • Maturity: Stable
  • Credit: -
  • Contact: Ilja M. Nolte i.m.nolte at
  • Collection: -


Vaez A, van der Most PJ, Prins BP, Snieder H, van den Heuvel E, Alizadeh BZ, Nolte IM "lodGWAS: a software package for genome-wide association analysis of biomarkers with a limit of detection." Bioinformatics 2016; 32(10):1552-4
PMID: 26803157

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