Projects

The eMERGE Network conducts projects to further our aims of developing methods and best practices for utilization of the electronic medical record (EMR) as a tool for genomic research. In addition to our workgroups the below projects span both discovery and implementation of genomics research. Click on a project to learn more about the ongoing efforts across the Network.

Genomics

  • eMERGE data sets, counts, and pharmocogenomics

Phenotyping

  • Cohort discovery using the electronic health records, phenotypes over eMERGE

Ethical considerations & privacy

  • Consent, privacy, ethical, legal, and social implications

eMERGEseq

  • Phase III custom sequencing panel, CLIA certified for returnable results

EHR Integration

  • Methods and processes surrounding integration of results into patient’s electronic health records

Patient and provider information & outcomes

  • Surveys, patient education, recruitment, outcomes assessment in genomic medicine research

 

In the News

Here's what's happening with eMerge:

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...

14
MAY

CDC's new blog post: Precision Medicine in Action: How well does cascade screening for hereditary conditions work in the real world? Posted on May 8, 2018 by 

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APR

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07
MAR

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