Vera Mucaj is the Chief Scientific Officer at Datavant. Datavant is the leader in healthcare data connectivity, with the mission of "Connecting the World's Health Data to Improve Patient Outcomes". She leads a team focused on developing and defining key use cases for connected health data in research, including driving the connection between clinical trial data and real-world data. Vera is a scientist by training, and holds a BA in Biochemistry from Harvard College, and a PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She has authored multiple peer-reviewed scientific papers in cancer research. Prior to joining Datavant, Vera worked at McKinsey & Company, where she supported pharmaceutical clients on growth strategy, business development, and M&A.