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
Gharahkhani P, Burdon KP, Cooke Bailey JN, Hewitt AW, NEIGHBORHOOD consortium., et al. Analysis combining correlated glaucoma traits identifies five new risk loci for open-angle glaucoma. Scientific reports. 2018 Feb 15;8(1):3124.
Lingren T, Sadhasivam S, Zhang X, Marsolo K. Electronic medical records as a replacement for prospective research data collection in postoperative pain and opioid response studies. International journal of medical informatics. 2018 Mar;111:45-50.
Bailey JNC, Gharahkhani P, Kang JH, Butkiewicz M, Australian and New Zealand Registry of Advanced Glaucoma (ANZRAG) Consortium., et al. Testosterone Pathway Genetic Polymorphisms in Relation to Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma: An Analysis in Two Large Datasets. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. 2018 Feb 1;59(2):629-636.
Mitchell SL, Neininger AC, Bruce CN, Chocron IM, Brantley MA Jr, et al. Mitochondrial Haplogroups Modify the Effect of Diabetes Duration and HbA1c on Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Risk in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. 2017 Dec 1;58(14):6481-6488.
In the News

Here's what's happening with eMerge:


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


The Electronic Medical Records & Genomics (eMERGE) Network is thrilled to be represented by our investigators at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Annual Symposium, hosted November...


An upcoming scheduled maintenance window is starting Tuesday, September 5th and ending Wednesday, September 6th. During this time, the RD Discover, SD Discover, Subject Locator and Record Counter applications...


The NIH/NHGRI has published IGNITE II RFAs which are linked below for your convenience.

  • Implementing Genomics in Practice (IGNITE) II: Pragmatic Clinical Trials – Clinical Groups...