What is AlzKB?

AlzKB is a knowledge base summarizing what is known about Alzheimer's Disease drugs, genes, pathways, and other biological entities. The knowledge base is implemented as a graph database (using Neo4j), which offers many distinct advantages over traditional relational databases and non-graph formatted representations of biomedical knowledge.

The knowledge in AlzKB is sourced from a large set of diverse, publicly available biomedical databases. Currently, AlzKB includes data from the following sources:

*included via Hetionet