Items Tagged ‘eMERGE Network’

December 1, 2015

Genetic Risk Information for Coronary Heart Disease Leads to Lower Bad Cholesterol

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

A group of researchers led by Mayo Clinic, and with substantive support from to the Center for Individualized Medicine, has discovered that disclosing genetic risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) results in lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL), also known as bad cholesterol. The findings of the Myocardial Infarction Genes (MI-GENES) study were presented recently at […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, CHD, cholesterol, coronary heart disease, Dr. Iftikhar Kullo, eMERGE, eMERGE Network, LDL (bad) cholesterol, MI-GENES


September 15, 2015

Mayo Clinic Receives $3.4 Million NIH Grant to Seek Best Ways to Combine Genomic Information and EHRs

By Jeff Briggs Jeff Briggs

A Mayo Clinic research team with substantive support from to the Center for Individualized Medicine received a four-year, $3.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the genetics of two common genetic disorders. The Mayo investigators successfully renewed the Mayo Electronic Medical Records and Genomics (eMERGE) grant to enter into the […]

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Tags: center for individualized medicine, Dr. Iftikhar Kullo, Dr. Stephen Thibodeau, EHR, electronic health record, eMERGE, eMERGE Network, National Human Genome Research Institute, NHGRI, NIH


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