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
Hancock DB, Levy JL, Gaddis NC, Glasheen C, Johnson EO, et al. Cis-Expression Quantitative Trait Loci Mapping Reveals Replicable Associations with Heroin Addiction in OPRM1. Biological psychiatry. 2015 Jan 29;.
Pendergrass SA, Verma SS, Hall MA, Holzinger ER, Ritchie MD, et al. Next-generation analysis of cataracts: determining knowledge driven gene-gene interactions using biofilter, and gene-environment interactions using the Phenx Toolkit*. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. 2015;:495-505.
Sarowar Sattar AH, Li J, Liu J, Heatherly R, Malin B. A Probabilistic Approach to Mitigate Composition Attacks on Privacy in Non-Coordinated Environments. Knowledge-based systems. 2014 Sep;67:361-372. pmc-id: PMC4295121;manuscript-id: NIHMS589261;embargo-date:2015/09/01;
Jeff JM, Brown-Gentry K, Goodloe R, Ritchie MD, Crawford DC, et al. Replication of SCN5A Associations with Electrocardio-graphic Traits in African Americans from Clinical and Epidemiologic Studies. Evolutionary computation, machine learning and data mining in bioinformatics. EvoBIO (Conference), author. 2014;2014:939-951. pmc-id: PMC4290789;manuscript-id: NIHMS644245;
In the News

Here's what's happening with eMerge:


eMERGE will be well represented at AMIA's 2015 Summit on Translational Bioinformatics this week!...


eMERGE will be well represented at AMIA's 2015 Summit on Translational Bioinformatics this week!...


A new eMerge site is being developed to showcase the accomplishments and goals of the eMerge projects....


On February 11–12, 2015, NIH hosted a workshop to discuss the opportunities and challenges around building a large research cohort focused on precision medicine and heard from several leading experts...