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
Borthwick KM, Smelser DT, Bock JA, Elmore JR, Tromp G, et al. ePhenotyping for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in the Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Network: Algorithm Development and Konstanz Information Miner Workflow. International journal of biomedical data mining. 2015 Dec;4(1).
Simonti CN, Vernot B, Bastarache L, Bottinger E, Capra JA, et al. The phenotypic legacy of admixture between modern humans and Neandertals. Science (New York, N.Y.). 2016 Feb 12;351(6274):737-41.
Feng Q, Wei WQ, Chung CP, Levinson RT, Stein CM. The effect of genetic variation in PCSK9 on the LDL-cholesterol response to statin therapy. The pharmacogenomics journal. 2016 Feb 23;.
In the News

Here's what's happening with eMerge:

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APR

PheKB is a collaborative environment and knowledgebase where investigators can build and validate electronic algorithms to: 1) identify the characteristics of patients, and 2) discover phenotypes from...

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MAR

We are excited about the ACMG meeting going on this week!  Click here to see what eMERGE...

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FEB

Ever wondered how much you have in common with a Neanderthal?  eMERGE investigators recently published a study comparing our prehistoric cousin's genome with that of the anatomically modern human, illuminating...

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FEB

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...