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ClinGen Terms of Use

Curated content (e.g. gene-disease validity, dosage sensitivity and clinical actionability) distributed on the ClinGen website is released openly for the benefit of the wider community. You can freely capture the data and we encourage the use and publication of results generated from these data. All curated content published by ClinGen is available free of restriction under the CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0) Public Domain Dedication. However, ClinGen requests that you give attribution to ClinGen whenever possible and appropriate.

Example Attribution Statements

  • The following curated content was obtained from the Clinical Genome Resource ( Gene-Disease Validity classifications [date accessed], Gene Dosage Sensitivity classification [date accessed] and Clinical Actionability scores [date accessed].

  • The authors would like to thank the Clinical Genome Resource (ClinGen) for generating curated content used in this project. ClinGen's curated content was obtained at [date accessed].

  • Our gene panel was designed based on expert curated content from the ClinGen RASopathy Expert Panel [citation]. Up to date classifications are available at

Citing ClinGen

For citing the overall Clinical Genome Resource program, please cite our marker paper:

ClinGen The Clinical Genome Resource. Heidi L. Rehm, Ph.D., Jonathan S. Berg, M.D., Ph.D., Lisa D. Brooks, Ph.D., Carlos D. Bustamante, Ph.D., James P. Evans, M.D., Ph.D., Melissa J. Landrum, Ph.D., David H. Ledbetter, Ph.D., Donna R. Maglott, Ph.D., Christa Lese Martin, Ph.D., Robert L. Nussbaum, M.D., Sharon E. Plon, M.D., Ph.D., Erin M. Ramos, Ph.D., Stephen T. Sherry, Ph.D., and Michael S. Watson, Ph.D., for ClinGen. N Engl J Med 2015; 372:2235-2242 June 4, 2015 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMsr1406261.

For citing specific work within ClinGen, please cite the relevant publication.

To cite a specific content on our website, please use the following format:

Clinical Genome Resource. URL [date accessed].

ClinGen Variant Curation Interface (VCI) Terms of Use, User Agreement

See the ClinGen VCI Terms of Use, User Agreement here

Date January 26, 2018
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