Horace Blackman: Lockheed to Provide Data Security Support for VA’s Precision Medicine Efforts

Horace Blackman
Horace Blackman

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 16, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has entered into an agreement with the Department of Veterans Affairs to boost the company’s data security role in the Million Veteran Program, GovCon Executive reported March 4.

The company said March 3 the cooperative research and development agreement covers precision medicine expertise to support the MVP genomics project.

“By incorporating information security, data analytics and our integration capabilities, we will help VA provide easy access and sharing of genomics information among MVP clinical research stakeholders to truly drive toward precision medicine for more effective care, ” said Horace Blackman, vice president of health and life sciences at Lockheed.

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