Cara Statz, Ph.D.

Clinical Analyst, Clinical Analytics and CurationThe Jackson Laboratory

Cara Statz is a Clinical Analyst in the Clinical Analytics and Curation group in Clinical Genomics at The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine. Dr. Statz contributes to interpretation of literature-based data related to genomic variants and targeted therapies in oncology and contributes to curation of those data into the JAX Clinical Knowledgebase. Dr. Statz also assists with the research-related development and tasks of new and current clinical studies within Clinical Genomics, which includes data collection and interpretation. She received her Ph.D. from UCONN in Genetics and Genomics. Upon completion of her degree and prior to joining JAX, she worked as a Clinical Research Associate at Hartford Hospital in CT in the Department of Cardiology, managing a translational research laboratory specializing in heart failure and was the coordinator for multiple clinical trials.