Scientific content

The database functionality and the display design has been developed and the content creation of PDGene has been performed by members of the Neuropsychiatric Genetics Group at the Max-Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany.

Current members of our database team:
Lars Bertram, MD
Christina M. Lill, MD, MS
Ingo Zorn, MS

Past members of our database team:
Nicole C. Allen, MD
Sachin Bagade, MD
Maria Liebsch, MS
Andriy Mashychev, MS
Esther Meissner, PhD
Johannes T. Roehr, MS
Brit-Maren M. Schjeide, BS
Rudy E. Tanzi, PhD
Ute Zauft, MA

Scientific collaborators

John P.A. Ioannidis, MD (Stanford Prevention Research Center)
Matthew B. McQueen, PhD (University of Boulder)

Scientific advisory board

Matthew J. Farrer, PhD, Department of Medical Genetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Demetrius M. Maraganore, MD, Department of Neurology, NorthShore University Health Care, Evanston, IL, USA
Christine Klein, MD, Department of Neurology and Human Genetics, University of L├╝beck, Germany
Nan Laird, PhD, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
Clemens Scherzer, MD, Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

Web design

Hendrik Just (Medienreformer Webdesign, Berlin)

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.