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
Chidambaran V, Venkatasubramanian R, Zhang X, Martin LJ, Sadhasivam S. ABCC3 genetic variants are associated with postoperative morphine-induced respiratory depression and morphine pharmacokinetics in children. The pharmacogenomics journal. 2016 Jan 26;.
Kim D, Lucas A, Glessner J, Verma SS, Ritchie MD, et al. BIOFILTER AS A FUNCTIONAL ANNOTATION PIPELINE FOR COMMON AND RARE COPY NUMBER BURDEN. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. 2016;21:357-68. pmc-id: PMC4722964;manuscript-id: NIHMS742529;
Horowitz CR, Abul-Husn NS, Ellis S, Ramos MA, Bottinger EP, et al. Determining the effects and challenges of incorporating genetic testing into primary care management of hypertensive patients with African ancestry. Contemporary clinical trials. 2015 Dec 30;47:101-108.
Van Driest SL, Wells QS, Stallings S, Bush WS, Roden DM, et al. Association of Arrhythmia-Related Genetic Variants With Phenotypes Documented in Electronic Medical Records. JAMA. 2016 Jan 5;315(1):47-57.
In the News

Here's what's happening with eMerge:


The open session for the seventy-sixth meeting of the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research met Monday, February 8th, at Fishers Lane Conference Center. NHGRI Director Eric...


The eMERGE Network meet in Nashville, TN for its annual in person Steering Committee meeting on January 25-26, 2016.  The two day meeting featured presentations from the Network members and workgroups,...


The National Institutes of Health will fund a set of genome sequencing and analysis centers whose research will focus on understanding the genomic bases of common and rare human diseases.   The National...


eMERGE is excited to deepen collaborations with the IGNITE Network, conducting a joint meeting session during the Steering Committee Meeting taking place January 25th- 26th in Nashville, Tennessee....