First and foremost, we thank the many groups who have generated and provided the record content of GWAS Central. We are most pleased and impressed by the extremely positive attitude shown by the many teams we have worked with on the data gathering challenge.

Funding for GWAS Central is currently provided by the University of LeicesterGlaxoSmithKline, and the European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement number 200754 (the GEN2PHEN project).

Previous funding in the databases history has been provided by Interactiva GmbH (Germany), the European Bioinformatics Institute (UK), the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (Heidelberg), PfizerGlaxoSmithKline, the Karolinska Institute (Sweden), and the European Community’s Sixth Framework Programme (‘INFOBIOMED’ Network of Excellence).