ESAC, Inc. has won a contract from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to establish and manage the Data Coordination Centers for Cancer Epidemiology Consortia
December 20, 2013
ESAC will provide a Data Coordination Center for the Li-Fraumeni Exploration Consortium and support for data collection, harmonization, management, and distribution.
LiFE Consortium seeks to understand the underlying genetic and epidemiological workings of Li-Fraumeni Syndrome –a rare autosomal dominant hereditary mutation to the Tumor Suppressor gene 53 (TP53) causing an increased susceptibility to a variety of early onset cancers.
ESAC significantly improved the quality of bioinformatics applications of the NCI CBIIT program using industry best practices to ensure systems were validated both functionally and scientifically for use by the community.
Program Manager NCI
ESAC's technical savvy and personable staff provides tremendous value to projects involving multi-center coordination and high dimensional data management. They merge a fundamental understanding of biology with expertise in data quality control and data security. Integrating all of these factors is key to delivering a secure and fast data portal for the scientific community.
Program Manager NCI
ESAC continues to be an exceptional collaborator providing on-site contractors with both the expertise for building new tools and data integration platforms, and the subject matter expertise in the biosciences needed to manage projects and provide significant added value beyond the technology development.
Director Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics at Georgetown University Medical Center
We are quite impressed with not only by the technical skills provided by ESAC's software engineers but also by the depth and breadth of their subject matter experts who have provided guidance on standards and interoperability, quality assurance, and project management issues.
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