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

  • Catherine A McCarty1Email author,
  • Rex L Chisholm2,
  • Christopher G Chute3,
  • Iftikhar J Kullo4,
  • Gail P Jarvik5,
  • Eric B Larson6,
  • Rongling Li7,
  • Daniel R Masys8,
  • Marylyn D Ritchie9,
  • Dan M Roden10,
  • Jeffery P Struewing7,
  • Wendy A Wolf2 and
  • the eMERGE Team
BMC Medical Genomics20114:13

DOI: 10.1186/1755-8794-4-13

Received: 5 February 2010

Accepted: 26 January 2011

Published: 26 January 2011

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Original Submission
5 Feb 2010 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
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28 Mar 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Katrina Goddard
10 Apr 2010 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marilyn Cornelis
7 Jul 2010 Author responded Author comments - Catherine McCarty
Resubmission - Version 3
7 Jul 2010 Submitted Manuscript version 3
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
25 Jan 2011 Author responded Author comments - Catherine McCarty
Resubmission - Version 5
25 Jan 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 5
26 Jan 2011 Editorially accepted
26 Jan 2011 Article published 10.1186/1755-8794-4-13

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Authors’ Affiliations

Center for Human Genetics, Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation
Center for Genetic Medicine, Northwestern University
Division of Biomedical Statistics and Informatics, Mayo Clinic
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic
Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington
Group Health Research Institute
Office of Population Genomics, National Human Genome Research Institute
Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Center for Human Genetics Research, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine