Phenotyping: Cohort Discovery Using EHR Data

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Phenotyping is the practice of developing algorithms designed to identify specific phenomic traits within an individual. These algorithms are created using multiple variables enabling researchers to accurately identify traits and perform analyses. Best practice materials and data standardizations tools have been developed to aid with phenotyping protocols and collaboration. Phenotyping also seeks to advance the science of de-identification, transportable  phenotyping methods, structure and standards, and portable components of algorithms and methods. Within the eMERGE network, phenotyping focuses both disease related and pharmacogenomic related phenotypes.

Phenotyping-Related Publications

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eMERGE is excited to share the results of the national multi-site survey it conducted to investigate public attitudes towards consent and data sharing in biobank research recently publish in AJHG.  For...


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