Biobanks and electronic medical records: Enabling cost-effective research

Erica Bowton, Julie R. Field, Sunny Wang, Jonathan S. Schildcrout, Sara L. Van Driest, Jessica T. Delaney, James Cowan, Peter Weeke, Jonathan D. Mosley, Quinn S. Wells, Jason H. Karnes, Christian Shaffer, Josh F. Peterson, Joshua C. Denny, Dan M. Roden, Jill M. Pulley

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Abstract

The use of electronic medical record data linked to biological specimens in health care settings is expected to enable cost-effective and rapid genomic analyses. Here, we present a model that highlights potential advantages for genomic discovery and describe the operational infrastructure that facilitated multiple simultaneous discovery efforts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number234cm3
JournalScience translational medicine
Volume6
Issue number234
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 30 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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