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About

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.

If you would like to use our database and cite our work, please cite our paper and GestaltMatcher Database:

Hsieh, TC., Bar-Haim, A., Moosa, S. et al. GestaltMatcher facilitates rare disease matching using facial phenotype descriptors. Nat Genet (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-021-01010-x

Team

Peter
Peter Krawitz, MD/PhD
Association for Genome Diagnostics (AGD), Germany
Director

Shahida moosa
Shahida Moosa, MD/PhD
Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
Medical consultant

Tzung
Tzung-Chien Hsieh, PhD
IGSB, Universität Bonn
Software developer

Tom
Tom Kamphans, PhD
GeneTalk GmbH
Software developer

Wolfgang
Wolfgang Meiswinkel
GeneTalk GmbH
Software developer

Hellen
Hellen Lesmann, MD
AGD, Universität Bonn
Data curator

Stanislav
Stanislav Rosnev
AGD, Universität Bonn
Data curator

Tori
Tori Pantel, MD
AGD, Universität Bonn
Public Relations

Jingmei
Jing-Mei Li, PhD
IGSB, Universität Bonn
Software developer

Merle ten hagen
Merle ten Hagen
IGSB, Universität Bonn
Data curator

Affiliates

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

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

Christoffer Nellåker, PhD
Nuffield Department of Women's & Reproductive Health, University of Oxford, United Kingdom