National Institutes of Health

Northrop Grumman wins $30M recompete for NIH bioinformatics contract

Contract will go toward immunology and immune-related research

Northrop Grumman Corp. has won a five-year, $30 million recompete of an contract to provide information technology and bioinformatics support services to the National Institutes of Health.

The company has held the Bioinformatics Integration Support Contract, which provides IT support in the collection, analysis, archiving and exchange of basic scientific and clinical data, since 2004.

It was awarded specifically by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

Northrop Grumman’s support will allow scientists to easily access and exchange interoperable complex data sets to accelerate scientific discovery, particularly those in the areas of immunology and immune-related diseases, the company said.

“Our team will support basic and applied research to prevent, diagnose and treat infectious, immunological and allergic diseases," said Amy Caro, vice president of health IT programs, Northrop Grumman Information Systems.

Partners on the contract are Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, Calif., and E-SAC Inc., located in Rockville, Md., where most of the work will be performed.

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