Dr Kim Carter is Data Science Manager for the Collaborate Against Cancer initiative at the Minderoo Foundation, where he is responsible for developing a global federated platform to connect harmonised, de-identified cancer patient data.
Kim obtained his bioinformatics PhD from Murdoch University in 2004, followed by a national fellowship at the Western Australian Institute for Medical Research. From 2008-2017 he was responsible for the design and management of the Bioinformatics Centre and platform at the Telethon Kids Institute. After a 3-year stint in commercial data science, Kim joined the Minderoo Foundation philanthropy, working to make paediatric, brain and cervical cancers non-lethal.
Kim’s research has focused on developing data integration and data sharing techniques, and applying these to complex disease genomics.