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 members of the curatorial team:
Lars Bertram, M.D. (Principal Investigator)
Christina M. Lill, M.D.
Esther Meissner, Ph.D.
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 PDGene curatorial team:
Nicole C. Allen, B.S.
Sachin Bagade, M.S.
Ute Zauft, M.A.
John P.A. Ioannidis, M.D. (University of Ioannina)
Matthew B. McQueen, Ph.D. (University of Boulder)
Scientific Advisory Board
Matthew J. Farrer, Ph.D
Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Demetrius M. Maraganore, M.D.
Department of Neurology, NorthShore University Health Care, Evanston, IL, USA
Christine Klein, M.D.
Department of Neurology and Human Genetics, University of Lübeck, Germany
Nan Laird, Ph.D.
Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
Clemens Scherzer, M.D.
Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Our thanks to The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) for permission to use chromosome images.
Funding for PDGene has been generously provided by MJFF, the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.
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.