Heather Kincaid
Operations Lead, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Heather works for Northup Grumman Corporation as a consultant and operations lead for the Early Detection Research Network (EDRN) Informatics Center at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. In this capacity, she is responsible for working with the Principal Investigators and the Data Management and Coordinating Center to annotate and curate the data acquired from validation studies of cancer biomarkers. Heather works with the software development team using the EDRN Knowledge Environment and associated tools to build and link the EDRN results into a distributed, semantically-linked database. Prior to arriving at JPL in 2007, Heather worked as the IT Manager for the Data Management and Coordinating Center of the EDRN at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.

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Location: F151
Andrew Hart (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory), David Kale (Children's Hospital Los Angeles), Heather Kincaid (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory)
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Medical informatics lags behind the progress of other “big data” domains, in large part because data is often held hostage in proprietary applications and schema. We present a grid software solution to this problem that utilizes NASA JPL’s Object Oriented Data Technology (OODT) and is being deployed at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to enable new data-driven clinical decision support tools. Read more.
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