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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.


Countries that developed this resource United States

Created in 2007

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How to cite this record eMERGE; Electronic Medical Records and Genomics; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:22 p.m.; Last accessed: Dec 03 2021 7:23 a.m.

Record added: Dec. 8, 2015, 1:40 p.m.
Record updated: Aug. 8, 2016, 7:09 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.



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The Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) Network: past, present, and future.

Gottesman O,Kuivaniemi H,Tromp G,Faucett WA,Li R,Manolio TA,Sanderson SC,Kannry J,Zinberg R,Basford MA,Brilliant M,Carey DJ,Chisholm RL,Chute CG,Connolly JJ,Crosslin D,Denny JC,Gallego CJ,Haines JL,Hakonarson H,Harley J,Jarvik GP,Kohane I,Kullo IJ,Larson EB,McCarty C,Ritchie MD,Roden DM,Smith ME,Bottinger EP,Williams MS
Genet Med 2013

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The eMERGE Network: a consortium of biorepositories linked to electronic medical records data for conducting genomic studies.

McCarty CA,Chisholm RL,Chute CG,Kullo IJ,Jarvik GP,Larson EB,Li R,Masys DR,Ritchie MD,Roden DM,Struewing JP,Wolf WA
BMC Med Genomics 2011

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  • RFA HG-07-005 (National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), Bethesda, MD, USA)