Matchmaker Exchange Statistics and Publications

Matchmaker Exchange Statistics (last updated April 2021)

MME Node Patients/Cases Total Patients/Cases in MME Unique Genes
DECIPHER (UK) 80,000 38,381 8,717
GeneMatcher (USA) 52,239 51,799 12,589
IRUD (Japan) 3,578 62 55
MyGene2 (USA) 2,521 1,456 1,181
PatientMatcher (Sweden) 8,149 16 22
PhenomeCentral (Canada) 10,816 7,873 2,575
RD-Connect GPAP (Europe) 19,228 4,679 356
seqr (USA) 7,719 1,039 1,087

Matchmaker Exchange General Publications

Philippakis AA, Azzariti DR, Beltran S, Brookes AJ, Brownstein CA, Brudno M, Brunner HG, Buske OJ, Carey K, Doll C, Dumitriu S, Dyke SOM, den Dunnen JT, Firth HV, Gibbs RA, Girdea M, Gonzalez M, Haendel MA, Hamosh A, Holm IA, Huang L, Hurles ME, Hutton B, Krier JB, Misyura A, Mungall CJ, Paschall J, Paten B, Robinson PN, Schiettecatte F, Sobreira NL, Swaminathan GJ, Taschner PE, Terry SF, Washington NL, Züchner S, Boycott KM, Rehm HL. 2015. The Matchmaker Exchange: A Platform for Rare Disease Gene Discovery. Human Mutation, 36: 915–921. doi:10.1002/humu.22858 [BibTex]
Buske, O.J., Schiettecatte, F., Hutton, B., Dumitriu, S., Misyura, A., Huang, L., Hartley, T., Girdea, M., Sobreira, N., Mungall, C. and Brudno, M., 2015. The Matchmaker Exchange API: Automating Patient Matching Through the Exchange of Structured Phenotypic and Genotypic Profiles. Human Mutation, 36: 922-927. doi:10.1002/humu.22850 [BibTex]
Dyke, S.O., Knoppers, B.M., Hamosh, A., Firth, H.V., Hurles, M., Brudno, M., Boycott, K.M., Philippakis, A.A. and Rehm, H.L., 2017. “Matching” consent to purpose: The example of the Matchmaker Exchange. Human Mutation, 38: 1281-1285. doi:10.1002/humu.23278 [BibTex]
Sobreira, N.L., Arachchi, H., Buske, O.J., Chong, J.X., Hutton, B., Foreman, J., Schiettecatte, F., Groza, T., Jacobsen, J.O., Haendel, M.A., Boycott, K.M., Hamosh, A., Rehm, H.L. on behalf of the Matchmaker Exchange Consortium, 2017. The Matchmaker Exchange. Current Protocols in Human Genetics, 95: 9.31.1-9.31.15. doi:10.1002/cphg.50 [BibTex]
Azzariti, D.R., Hamosh, A., 2020. Genomic Data Sharing for Novel Mendelian Disease Gene Discovery: The Matchmaker Exchange. Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics, 21. doi:10.1146/annurev-genom-083118-014915 [BibTex]

Matchmaker Exchange Gene Discoveries

  1. Van Bergen NJ, Ahmed SM, Collins F, Cowley M, Vetro A, Dale RC,...Christodoulou J. 2020. Mutations in the Exocyst Component EXOC2 Cause Severe Defects in Human Brain Development. J Exp Med, 217(10). doi:10.1084/jem.20192040
  2. Slavotinek A, Misceo D, Htun S, Mathisen L, Frengen E, Foreman M,...Corbett AH. 2020. Biallelic Variants in the RNA Exosome Gene EXOSC5 Are Associated With Developmental Delays, Short Stature, Cerebellar Hypoplasia and Motor Weakness. Hum Mol Genet, 29(13):2218-2239. doi:10.1093/hmg/ddaa108
  3. Rasheed A, Gumus E, Zaki M, Johnson K, Manzoor H, LaForce G,...Schaffer A. 2020. Bi-allelic TTC5 Variants Cause Delayed Developmental Milestones and Intellectual Disability. J Med Genet, Online ahead of print. doi:10.1136/jmedgenet-2020-106849
  4. Zhang LX, Lemire G, Gonzaga-Jauregui C, Molidperee S, Galaz-Montoya C, Liu DS,...Campeau PM. 2020. Further Delineation of the Clinical Spectrum of KAT6B Disorders and Allelic Series of Pathogenic Variants. Genet Med, 22(8):1338-1347. doi:10.1038/s41436-020-0811-8
  5. Kodani A, Kenny C, Lai A, Gonzalez DM, Stronge E, Sejourne GM,...Walsh CA. 2020. Posterior Neocortex-Specific Regulation of Neuronal Migration by CEP85L Identifies Maternal Centriole-Dependent Activation of CDK5. Neuron, 106(2): 246-255.e6. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2020.01.030
  6. Tan TY, Sedmík J, Fitzgerald MP, Halevy RS, Keegan LP, Helbig I,...O'Connell MA. 2020. Bi-allelic ADARB1 Variants Associated With Microcephaly, Intellectual Disability, and Seizures. Am J Hum Genet, 106(4): 467-483. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2020.02.015
  7. Dong, X, Tan, NB, Howell, KB, Barresi, S, Freeman, JL, Vecchio, D, Piccione, M,...White, SM. 2020. Bi-allelic LoF NRROS Variants Impairing Active TGF-β1 Delivery Cause a Severe Infantile-Onset Neurodegenerative Condition With Intracranial Calcification. Am J Hum Genet, 106(4): 559-569. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2020.02.014
  8. Mirzaa GM, Chong JX, Piton A, Popp B, Foss K, Guo H...Bamshad MJ. 2020. De novo and inherited variants in ZNF292 underlie a neurodevelopmental disorder with features of autism spectrum disorder. Genet Med, 22(3): 538-546. doi:10.1038/s41436-019-0693-9
  9. Lee S, Chen D, Zaki M, Maroofian R, Houlden H, Di Donato D, ...Gleeson JG. 2019. Bi-allelic Loss of Human APC2, Encoding Adenomatous Polyposis Coli Protein 2, Leads to Lissencephaly, Subcortical Heterotopia, and Global Developmental Delay. Am J Hum Genet, 105(4): 844-853. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2019.08.013
  10. Fischer-Zirnsak B, Segebrecht L, Schubach M, Charles P, Alderman E, Brown K,...Ehmke N. 2019. Haploinsufficiency of the Notch Ligand DLL1 Causes Variable Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Am J Hum Genet, 105(3): 631-639. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2019.07.002
  11. Liang L, Li X, Moutton S, Schrier Vergano SA, Cogné B, Saint-Martin A,...Wang QK. 2019. De novo loss-of-function KCNMA1 variants are associated with a new multiple malformation syndrome and a broad spectrum of developmental and neurological phenotypes. Hum Mol Genet, 28(17): 2937-2951. doi:10.1093/hmg/ddz117
  12. Patak J, Gilfert J, Byler M, Neerukonda V, Thiffault I, Cross L,...Lebel RR. 2019. MAGEL2-related disorders: A study and case series. Clin Genet, 96(6): 493-505. doi:10.1111/cge.13620
  13. Snijders Blok L, Kleefstra T, Venselaar H, Maas S, Kroes HY, Lachmeijer AMA,...Fisher SE. 2019. De Novo Variants Disturbing the Transactivation Capacity of POU3F3 Cause a Characteristic Neurodevelopmental Disorder.. Am J Hum Genet, 105(2):403-412. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2019.06.007
  14. Knaus A, Kortüm F, Kleefstra T, Stray-Pedersen A, Đukić D, Murakami Y,...Krawitz PM. 2019. Mutations in PIGU Impair the Function of the GPI Transamidase Complex, Causing Severe Intellectual Disability, Epilepsy, and Brain Anomalies. Am J Hum Genet, 105(2):395-402. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2019.06.009
  15. Frints SGM, Hennig F, Colombo R, Jacquemont S, Terhal P, Zimmerman HH,...Kalscheuer VM. 2019. Deleterious de novo variants of X-linked ZC4H2 in females cause a variable phenotype with neurogenic arthrogryposis multiplex congenita. Hum Mutat, 40(12): 2270-2285. doi:10.1002/humu.23841
  16. O'Donnell-Luria AH, Pais LS, Faundes V, Wood JC, Sveden A, Luria V,...Rodan LH. 2019. Heterozygous Variants in KMT2E Cause a Spectrum of Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Epilepsy. Am J Hum Genet, 104(6): 1210-1222. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2019.03.021
  17. Friedman J, Smith DE, Issa MY, Stanley V, Wang R, Mendes MI,...Gleeson JG. 2019. Biallelic mutations in valyl-tRNA synthetase gene VARS are associated with a progressive neurodevelopmental epileptic encephalopathy. Nat Commun, 10(1): 707. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-07067-3
  18. Carapito R, Ivanova EL, Morlon A, Meng L, Molitor A, Erdmann E,...Bahram S. 2019. ZMIZ1 Variants Cause a Syndromic Neurodevelopmental Disorder. Am J Hum Genet, 104(2): 319-330. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2018.12.007
  19. Dobyns WB, Aldinger KA, Ishak GE, Mirzaa GM, Timms AE, Grout ME,...Mancini GM. 2018. MACF1 Mutations Encoding Highly Conserved Zinc-Binding Residues of the GAR Domain Cause Defects in Neuronal Migration and Axon Guidance. Am J Hum Genet, 103(6): 1009-1021. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2018.10.019
  20. Basilicata MF, Bruel AL, Semplicio G, Valsecchi CIK, Aktaş T, Duffourd Y,...Akhtar A. 2018. De novo mutations in MSL3 cause an X-linked syndrome marked by impaired histone H4 lysine 16 acetylation. Nat Genet, 50(10): 1442-1451. doi:10.1038/s41588-018-0220-y
  21. Ito Y, Carss KJ, Duarte ST, Hartley T, Keren B, Kurian MA,...Raymond FL. 2018. De Novo Truncating Mutations in WASF1 Cause Intellectual Disability with Seizures. Am J Hum Genet, 103(1): 144-153. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2018.06.001
  22. Guissart C, Latypova X, Rollier P, Khan TN, Stamberger H, McWalter K,...Küry S. 2018. Dual Molecular Effects of Dominant RORA Mutations Cause Two Variants of Syndromic Intellectual Disability with Either Autism or Cerebellar Ataxia. Am J Hum Genet, 102(5): 744-759. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2018.02.021
  23. Martinelli S, Krumbach OHF, Pantaleoni F, Coppola S, Amin E, Pannone L,...Mirzaa GM. 2018. Functional Dysregulation of CDC42 Causes Diverse Developmental Phenotypes. Am J Hum Genet, 102(2): 309-320. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2017.12.015
  24. Hung CY, Volkmar B, Baker JD, Bauer JW, Gussoni E, Hainzl S,...Bodamer OA. 2017. A defect in the inner kinetochore protein CENPT causes a new syndrome of severe growth failure. PLoS One, 12(12): e0189324. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0189324
  25. Bruel AL, Bigoni S, Kennedy J, Whiteford M, Buxton C, Parmeggiani G,...Thevenon J. 2017. Expanding the clinical spectrum of recessive truncating mutations of KLHL7 to a Bohring-Opitz-like phenotype. J Med Genet, 54(12): 830-835. doi:10.1136/jmedgenet-2017-104748
  26. Palmer EE, Kumar R, Gordon CT, Shaw M, Hubert L, Carroll R,...Gecz J. 2017. A Recurrent De Novo Nonsense Variant in ZSWIM6 Results in Severe Intellectual Disability without Frontonasal or Limb Malformations. Am J Hum Genet, 101(6): 995-1005. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2017.10.009
  27. Yates TM, Vasudevan PC, Chandler KE, Donnelly DE, Stark Z, Sadedin S,...Balasubramanian M. 2017. De Novo Mutations in HNRNPU Result in a Neurodevelopmental Syndrome. Am J Med Genet A, 173(11): 3003-3012. doi:10.1002/ajmg.a.38492
  28. Skraban CM, Wells CF, Markose P, Cho MT, Nesbitt AI, Au PY,...Deardorff MA. 2017. WDR26 Haploinsufficiency Causes a Recognizable Syndrome of Intellectual Disability, Seizures, Abnormal Gait, and Distinctive Facial Features. Am J Hum Genet, 101(1): 139-148. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2017.06.002
  29. Kernohan KD, Dyment DA, Pupavac M, Cramer Z, McBride A, Bernard G,...Thiffault I. 2017. Matchmaking facilitates the diagnosis of an autosomal-recessive mitochondrial disease caused by biallelic mutation of the tRNA isopentenyltransferase (TRIT1) gene. Hum Mutat, 38(5):511-516. doi:10.1002/humu.23196
  30. Oud MM, Tuijnenburg P, Hempel M, van Vlies N, Ren Z, Ferdinandusse S,...Kuijpers TW. 2017. Mutations in EXTL3 Cause Neuro-immuno-skeletal Dysplasia Syndrome. Am J Hum Genet, 100(2): 281-296. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2017.01.013
  31. Assoum M, Philippe C, Isidor B, Perrin L, Makrythanasis P, Sondheimer N,...Thevenon J. 2016. Autosomal-Recessive Mutations in AP3B2, Adaptor-Related Protein Complex 3 Beta 2 Subunit, Cause an Early-Onset Epileptic Encephalopathy with Optic Atrophy. Am J Hum Genet, 99(6): 1368–1376. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2016.10.009
  32. Stray-Pedersen A, Cobben JM, Prescott TE, Lee S, Cang C, Aranda K,...Yoon G. 2016. Biallelic Mutations in UNC80 Cause Persistent Hypotonia, Encephalopathy, Growth Retardation, and Severe Intellectual Disability. Am J Hum Genet, 98(1): 202-9. doi:10.1016/j.ajhg.2015.11.004