eMERGE is a national network organized and funded by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) that combines DNA biorepositories with electronic medical record (EMR) systems for large scale, high-throughput genetic research in support of implementing genomic medicine.
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Recent Publications
Bielinski SJ, Pathak J, Carrell DS, Takahashi PY, Roger VL, et al. A Robust e-Epidemiology Tool in Phenotyping Heart Failure with Differentiation for Preserved and Reduced Ejection Fraction: the Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Network. Journal of cardiovascular translational research. 2015 Jul 21;.
Mosley JD, Shaffer CM, Van Driest SL, Weeke PE, Roden DM, et al. A genome-wide association study identifies variants in KCNIP4 associated with ACE inhibitor-induced cough. The pharmacogenomics journal. 2015 Jul 14;.
Sanders ML, Karnes JH, Denny JC, Roden DM, Birdwell KA. Clinical and Genetic Factors Associated with Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Kidney and Heart Transplant Recipients. Transplantation direct. 2015 May;1(4). pmc-id: PMC4486315;manuscript-id: NIHMS681968;embargo-date:2016/05/01;
Østergaard SD, Mukherjee S, Sharp SJ, Proitsi P, Scott RA, et al. Associations between Potentially Modifiable Risk Factors and Alzheimer Disease: A Mendelian Randomization Study. PLoS medicine. 2015 Jun;12(6):e1001841; discussion e1001841. pmc-id: PMC4469461;
In the News

Here's what's happening with eMerge:

07
JUL

The eMERGE Network is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Nanibaa’ Garrison to the NIH Advisory Committee to the Director Working Group on Diversity.  The working group was formed to advise on...

05
JUN

The eMERGE Network is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Nanibaa’ Garrison to the NIH Advisory Committee to the Director Working Group on Diversity.  The working group was formed to advise on...

19
MAY

The NHGRI's ENCODE project is holding a 2.5 day workshop available to those interested in learning how to navigate, analyze, use, and integrate ENCODE data. The meetings will be held from...

15
MAY

The eMERGE Network recently introduced a data dictionary validation tool into PheKB. This new functionality will allow the data dictionary to be validated, uploaded into PheKB for...