Helena Deus


Helena is Director of Disruptive Technologies at Elsevier in Cambridge MA, where she makes use of big data and data science solutions to ease the translation of basic biology research insights into precision medicine actionability with a special focus and passion for the oncology problem space. Before that, she was Associate Director of Data Sciences at Foundation Medicine where she led a team of data scientists and engineers tasked with integration, management, standardization, reuse and analysis of the company’s knowledgebase (FoundationCORE). Helena has published more than 30 papers and received the 2013 Big Data award in the Semantic Web Challenge at the International Semantic Web Conference. Helena received her Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from the Universidade Nova de Lisboa.
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