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.


  • eMERGE data sets, counts, and pharmocogenomics


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

Ethical considerations & privacy

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


  • 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:


Headed to ASHG in Houston this October? NHGRI is hosting a free ancillary workshop that will help clear up some of the mysteries of applying for grants at the NIH! The Early...


eMERGE Network is excited to share that the MCS NT244, Harmonizing Clinical Sequencing and Interpretation for the eMERGE III Network; was published on August 22nd to American Journal of Human...


The NHGRI will hold a pre-application interactive Q&A webinar for the eMERGE Genomic Risk Assessment and Management Network funding opportunities on Thursday, June 13th at 1:00 pm-2:00 pm EST....


The CC is pleased to announce that the eMERGEseq Freeze 1 Dataset submission to dbGaP is now available and can be accessed online. The study has been added to our dbGaP study page. Study...