GestaltMatcher database is a service operated by the Association for Genome Diagnostics (AGD), which is a registered non-for-profit organization in Germany. GMDB aims to improve the openness and accessibility of scientific findings and to enhance collaboration amongst researchers and clinicians. GMDB is a non-profit community resource and is not linked to any one publisher or journal.


GMDB Affiliates are members of the life sciences community who provide feedback on the service, act as advocates, and help in screening material submitted.

Koen Devriendt, MD, Center for Human Genetics, Uni Leuven, Belgium
Aleksandra Jezela-Stanek, MD, Department of Genetics and Clinical Immunology National Institute of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Warsaw, Poland
Karen Gripp, MD, Division of Medical Genetics, A.I. du Pont Hospital for Children/Nemours, USA
Gholson J. Lyon, MD, NYS Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities (IBR), New York State, USA
Shahida Moosa, MD/PhD, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
Martin Mücke, MD, Department of General Medicine, University of Aachen, Germany
Christian Netzer, MD, Department of Human Genetics, University Hospital Cologne, Germany
Markus Nöthen, MD, Department of Human Genetics, University Hospital Bonn, Germany
Christian Schaaf, MD, Institute for Human Genetics, University Hospital Heidelberg, Germany
Alain Verloes, MD, Department of Clinical Genetics, Robert-Debré Hospital, Paris, France


Peter Krawitz, MD/PhD Association for Genome Diagnostics (AGD), Germany
Tzung-Chien Hsieh, IGSB, Universität Bonn, Programming
Tom Kamphans, GeneTalk GmbH, Programming
Wolfgang Meiswinkel, GeneTalk GmbH, Programming
Hellen Lesmann, AGD, Universität Bonn, Data Curation
Stanislav Rosnev, AGD, Universität Bonn, Data Curation
Tori Pantel, AGD, Universität Bonn, Public Relations