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
Hellwege JN, Stallings S, Torstenson ES, Carroll R, Edwards TL, et al. Heritability and genome-wide association study of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) in the eMERGE network. Scientific reports. 2019 Apr 15;9(1):6077.
Horrow C, Pacyna JE, Sutton EJ, Sperry BP, Sharp RR. Assessing optimism and pessimism about genomic medicine: Development of a genomic orientation scale. Clinical genetics. 2019 Mar 14;.
Zhang X, Veturi Y, Verma S, Bone W, Ritchie MD, et al. Detecting potential pleiotropy across cardiovascular and neurological diseases using univariate, bivariate, and multivariate methods on 43,870 individuals from the eMERGE network. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. 2019;24:272-283.
Gordon SM, Neufeld EB, Yang Z, Pryor M, Remaley AT. DENND5B Regulates Intestinal Triglyceride Absorption and Body Mass. Scientific reports. 2019 Mar 5;9(1):3597.
In the News

Here's what's happening with eMerge:

02
MAY

The CC is pleased to announce that the eMERGEseq Freeze 1 Dataset submission to dbGaP is now available and can be accessed online. The study has been added to our dbGaP study page. Study...

06
DEC

eMERGE Network is excited to share that Taryn Hall's project, Unfolding of hidden white blood cell count phenotypes for gene discovery using latent class mixed modeling; was published in Genes...

20
JUL

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...

14
MAY

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