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
Patel Z, Lu X, Miller D, Forney CR, Kottyan LC, et al. A plausibly causal functional lupus-associated risk variant in the STAT1-STAT4 locus. Human molecular genetics. 2018 Apr 18;.
Prasser F, Gaupp J, Wan Z, Xia W, Malin B. An Open Source Tool for Game Theoretic Health Data De-Identification. AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium. 2017;2017:1430-1439.
Khawaja AP, Cooke Bailey JN, Wareham NJ, Scott RA, NEIGHBORHOOD Consortium., et al. Genome-wide analyses identify 68 new loci associated with intraocular pressure and improve risk prediction for primary open-angle glaucoma. Nature genetics. 2018 Jun;50(6):778-782.
Hu Y, Raffield LM, Polfus LM, Moscati A, NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine Consortium., et al. A common TCN1 loss-of-function variant is associated with lower vitamin B12 concentration in African Americans. Blood. 2018 Jun 21;131(25):2859-2863.
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eMERGE Network is excited to share that Dr. Douglas Pet's project, Physicians Raise Concerns on Receiving Unsolicited Genomic Results; was published in Genetics in Medicine. The publication...


CDC's new blog post: Precision Medicine in Action: How well does cascade screening for hereditary conditions work in the real world? Posted on May 8, 2018 by 




Please find below a special note from the NHGRI Director, Eric Green. ******************************************************************** Dear NHGRI Grantee: In order to capitalize on the opportunities...