We’re moving! Datasets in the NIAGADS database are being transitioned to the DSS database, more info coming soon.

The National Institute on Aging Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease Data Storage Site

NIAGADS is the National Institute on Aging Genetics of Alzheimer's Disease Data Storage Site. Supported by a U24 cooperative agreement between NIA and the University of Pennsylvania, NIAGADS is a national genetics repository to facilitate access by qualified investigators to genotypic data for the study of genetics of late-onset Alzheimer's disease.

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Submit a Data Acces Request, provide documents for a dataset submission, report any publications, or view NIAGADS documents and guidelines.

Tools and software

Software and other tools developed for analysis of data in NIAGADS and other databases.

Recent news

The ADSP has recently unveiled an updated version of the dataset (ng00067.v10) that encompasses valuable genetic information. This release comprises two key components: 1. A quality-controlled project-level Variant Call Format (pVCF) file for bi-allelic autosomes derived from the R4 whole genome...
Check out NIAGADS at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference NIAGADS will be at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference being held in Amsterdam, Netherlands and virtually. Hear About the Latest NIAGADS Developments! Our team will be presenting posters. Please stop by for a...
NIAGADS is featured on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) blog for their work on Alzheimer’s Disease genetics data sharing. NIAGADS uses the AWS platform extensively to host and share large amounts of genome sequence data with the entire research community. Follow the link to read the blog post.
Join leading scientists, patient advocacy groups, and government members April 19-22 for the 2021 NIH Alzheimer’s Research Summit to showcase Alzheimer’s disease research development. The virtual summit’s agenda and registration are now available and can be accessed via the NIA Summit website.