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eMERGE dbGaP Update

The Coordinating Center is pleased to announce that the QC process for the eMERGE II merged set dbGap submission is now complete. The study, titled “eMERGE Network Imputed GWAS for 41 Phenotypes” is now accessible via the dbGap site (with a 1 year embargo time). External users may apply for subject-level data for the entire eMERGE II cohort, which includes 55,029 participants. Included in the set are the imputed, merged II data file, demographics for the cohort, case/control status for all 41 Network phenotypes, plus study level data as provided by primary sites.

The study accession number is phs000888.v1.p1.  The study can be viewed on dbGap here.

*As a reminder, all eMERGE-specific dbGaP studies are listed here on the eMERGE website.

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Here's what's happening with eMerge:

01
JUL

Read the full press release here. Congratulations to all the sites in the next round of eMERGE! The new clinical sites will be led by: Iftikhar J. Kullo, M.D., at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Dan M. Roden, M.D., at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee Elizabeth W. Karlson, M.D., at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston Rex […]

08
MAY

The eMERGE Network is excited to share that the MCS NT304, Predictive Utility of Polygenic Risk Scores for Coronary Heart Disease in the eMERGE Network; was published on May 7th to American Journal of Human Genetics.

24
MAR

Two companion RFAs for the PRS Diversity Consortium are now published: Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Methods and Analysis for Populations of Diverse Ancestry – Study Sites (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HG-20-001.html Polygenic Risk Score (PRS) Methods and Analysis for Populations of Diverse Ancestry – Coordinating Center (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HG-20-002.html The goal […]

27
FEB

Notice to Encourage Eligible NHGRI Awardees to Apply for PA-18-906 “Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research” https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-HG-19-010.html PIs of active NHGRI research grants can apply; identify eligible individuals, including those from underrepresented groups, for support and mentorship under the auspices of this supplement opportunity. Supplement can support individuals from the undergraduate to the […]