NHGRI Awards $25M in Phase II Grants for eMERGE Project | GenomeWeb

The National Human Genome Research Institute has awarded $25 million in grants for the second phase of the Electronic Medical Records and Genomics, or eMERGE, Network, an effort intended to drive adoption of electronic medical records and genotyping data in medical applications.

The first phase of eMERGE, which kicked off in 2007 and wrapped in July, demonstrated that data about disease characteristics in EMRs and patients' genetic information can be used in large genetic studies.

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