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
Schoenthaler A, Fei K, Ramos MA, Richardson LD, Horowitz CR. Comprehensive examination of the multilevel adverse risk and protective factors for cardiovascular disease among hypertensive African Americans. Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.). 2019 Jun;21(6):794-803.
Almoguera B, McGinnis E, Abrams D, Vazquez L, eMERGE Epilepsy Research Group.. Drug-resistant epilepsy classified by a phenotyping algorithm associates with NTRK2. Acta neurologica Scandinavica. 2019 May 9;.
Safarova MS, Fan X, Austin EE, van Zuydam N, Kullo IJ. Targeted Sequencing Study to Uncover Shared Genetic Susceptibility Between Peripheral Artery Disease and Coronary Heart Disease-Brief Report. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology. 2019 Jun;39(6):1227-1233.
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.
In the News

Here's what's happening with eMerge:

11
JUN

The NHGRI will hold a pre-application interactive Q&A webinar for the eMERGE Genomic Risk Assessment and Management Network funding opportunities on Thursday, June 13th at 1:00 pm-2:00 pm EST....

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...