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The Musculoskeletal Knowledge Portal: improving access to multi-omics data

Built by and for the research community, the Musculoskeletal Knowledge Portal (MSK-KP) offers researchers a single integrated platform on which to display, access, distill and explore results from large genomic and epigenomic studies to formulate hypotheses and accelerate the development of patient-centered therapeutics for complex, multi-factorial conditions such as osteoarthritis.

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Fig. 1: The Musculoskeletal Knowledge Portal serves the research community.

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D.P.K. declares he has received grant funding to his institution from Amgen, Radius Health and Solarea Bio; serves on scientific advisory boards for Pfizer and Solarea Bio; and has received royalties for publication in UpToDate from Wolters Kluwer. The other authors declare no competing interests.

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Bonebase: https://bonebase.lab.uconn.edu/

Genetics of Osteoarthritis Consortium: https://www.genetics-osteoarthritis.com/

Human Cell Atlas: https://www.humancellatlas.org/

International Federation of Musculoskeletal Research Societies: https://www.ifmrs.org/

Knowledge Portal Network: https://kp4cd.org/

Musculoskeletal Knowledge Portal: https://msk.hugeamp.org/

Single Cell Portal: https://singlecell.broadinstitute.org/single_cell

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Westendorf, J.J., Bonewald, L.F., Kiel, D.P. et al. The Musculoskeletal Knowledge Portal: improving access to multi-omics data. Nat Rev Rheumatol (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41584-021-00711-1

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