Biobanks and Electronic Medical Records: Enabling Cost-Effective Research

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Science Translational Medicine  30 Apr 2014:
Vol. 6, Issue 234, pp. 234cm3
DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3008604

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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.

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