Collaborate

Who

The application for eMERGE affiliate membership is open to all academic, non-profit and government organizations that are interested in participating in an open process, to facilitate genomic research in biorepositories with electronic medical records, and apply genomic results to clinical care.

Why

  • Access to eMERGE data prior to public release (see eMERGE Data Use Agreement)
  • Access to Network-developed tools and guidelines, both published and beta versions
  • Shared expertise in multidisciplinary areas
  • A rich collaborative environment with Network Sites

How

Existing collaborations

  • Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC):
      • Design & Anticipated Outcomes of the:
    eMERGE-PGx Project: A Multicenter Pilot for Preemptive Pharmacogenomics in Electronic Health Record Systems
  • Clinical Sequencing Exploratory Research (CSER):
    • Return of Genomic Results to Research Participants: The Floor, the Ceiling, and the Choices in Between
    • eMERGE & CSER: The Convergence of Genomics and Medicine
  • Encyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) Consortium
  • US Food & Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Implementing Genomics in Practice (IGNITE) Network
  • Michigan Imputation Server (MIS)
  • PharmacoGenomics Research Network (PGRN) (eMERGE PGx project)
  • University of Colorado (Dr. Sonja Ziniel)
  • University of Louisville (Dr. Kyle Brothers)
  • University of Utah (OpenInfobutton project – Dr. Guilherme del Fiol)

eMERGE network affiliates

  • Cornell University
  • Duke University
  • John Hopkins University
  • Loyola University, Chicago
  • Meharry Medical College
  • Washington University, St. Louis
In the News

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 […]