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
Hancock DB, Levy JL, Gaddis NC, Glasheen C, Johnson EO. Replication of ZNF804A gene variant associations with risk of heroin addiction. Genes, brain, and behavior. 2015 Sep 18;.
Mamdani M, Williamson V, McMichael GO, Blevins T, Vladimirov VI, et al. Integrating mRNA and miRNA Weighted Gene Co-Expression Networks with eQTLs in the Nucleus Accumbens of Subjects with Alcohol Dependence. PloS one. 2015;10(9):e0137671. pmc-id: PMC4575063;
Ghani M, Reitz C, Cheng R, Vardarajan BN, Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Consortium, et al. Association of Long Runs of Homozygosity With Alzheimer Disease Among African American Individuals. JAMA neurology. 2015 Sep 14;.
Connolly JJ, Glessner JT, Elia J, Hakonarson H. ADHD & Pharmacotherapy: Past, Present and Future: A Review of the Changing Landscape of Drug Therapy for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Therapeutic innovation & regulatory science. 2015 Sep;49(5):632-642. pmc-id: PMC4564067;manuscript-id: NIHMS710182;embargo-date:2016/09/01;
In the News

Here's what's happening with eMerge:


The eMERGE group poses for a snapshot at their final Phase II meeting. Members of the eMERGE Network have wrapped up their final face-to-face Steering Committee Meeting. The group...


The eMERGE Network is excited to announce the appointment of Dr. Nanibaa’ Garrison to the NIH Advisory Committee to the Director Working Group on Diversity.  The working group was formed to advise on...


The NHGRI's ENCODE project is holding a 2.5 day workshop available to those interested in learning how to navigate, analyze, use, and integrate ENCODE data. The meetings will be held from...


The eMERGE Network recently introduced a data dictionary validation tool into PheKB. This new functionality will allow the data dictionary to be validated, uploaded into PheKB for...