PheWAS Reveals Post-COVID-19 Diagnoses

A high-throughput informatics technique developed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center that reveals associations between genetic variations and medical conditions in the electronic health record (EHR) also can identify new “post-COVID” diagnoses, according to a report in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

DBMI's Eric Kerchberger, MD, Josh Peterson, MD, MPH, and Wei-Qi Wei, MD, PhD, used a phenome-wide association study (PheWAS) technique to assess new diagnoses occurring among survivors of acute COVID-19 at VUMC. 

Read more in the VUMC Reporter here.