Eric Lefkofsky, the CEO and co-founder of Tempus, is revolutionizing cancer treatments through his tech venture. Under his leadership, Tempus is developing the largest online library in the world that contains both clinical and molecular data of cancer patients. The firm also developed an operating system and making the data available to physicians around the world. Tempus works on a mechanism that uses transcriptomic and genomic sequencing clubbed with the advancement of machine learning to help the physicians to understand the nature of the tumor of a patient better. It should also be noted that the clinical and molecular data are useful for doctors to offer personalized treatment options and read full article.
The firm also provides reporting services that include a detailed report about the patient with highlighted and actionable items included its results for helping the physicians to take decisions on treatment plans. Finally, Tempus also offers validation services that include collaborating with researchers and develop cell-culture technology and automation for enabling screening options for therapies that are administered on animal and synthetic models. The technology solutions that target cancer treatment has become highly popular in the recent years considering it was the first major attempt to map the genome sequencing of cancer patients to drive better results in treatments and learn more about Eric.
Eric Lefkofsky has made the firm collaborating with various research institutes around the world in various aspects of cancer treatment. In the last week of August, Tempus made a partnership with Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center – University of California, to conduct research in precision medicine for advancing in Next Generation Sequencing and clinical care. Lefkofsky is also involved in many philanthropic activities that are focusing community support services. He founded Lefkofsky Family Foundation in 2016 along with his wife Liz, and it offers high-impact programs, research, and initiatives to improve the quality of human life. Its focus areas include education, human rights, medical research, and cultural initiatives.
Lefkofsky is also the co-founder of a number of firms including Echo Global Logistics, Groupon, InnerWorkings, Uptake, Mediaocean, and Lightbank. He completed his graduation from the University of Michigan and earned his J.D. from the University of Michigan, before starting his business ventures.