A diagnosis of cancer is devastating to all involved and unfortunately, approximately 14.5 million U.S. citizens were diagnosed and living with the disease in 2014. The National Cancer Institute estimates that figure will jump to more than 19 million by 2024 with almost 40% of adults facing a cancer diagnosis in the U.S. Thankfully, Eric Lefkofsky, co-founded Tempus, which is a company that is focusing on excelling with amazing advances in the medical field. Tempus has become the leading company in data-enabled precision medicine. Eric Lefkofsky was awakened to the medical world even more closely when his wife was diagnosed with breast cancer. He was shocked to learn that there are many holes that exist in terms of collected data and digital technology. Throughout the process, he was very observant of the fact that there hadn’t been an effective way to gather information and use it effectively. Tempus was created with one main goal, which was to transform the way cancer treatment and care is delivered. The company is proud to announce the development of a platform that effectively portrays and analyzes each patient and their clinical molecular data and more information click here.
Eric Lefkofsky was born in Southfield, Michigan, in September of 1969. He attended the University of Michigan in 1991 and decided to pursue a career in the medical field. Shortly after graduating college, he earned his Juris Doctor degree while attending the University of Michigan Law School. Although he grew up in the Michigan area, he migrated to Chicago, where he has spent most of his adult life. The headquarters of Tempus are located in Chicago as well. When he isn’t busy with his businesses, he serves on the bard of directors for Lurie’s Children’s Memorial Hospital and the Art Institute of Chicago. He is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company. His years of experience have also lead him into teaching positions at DePaul University’s Graduate School of Business and Northwestern University’s School of Management. His success and extensive knowledge have lead him to be a very successful businessman who is turning the medical data industry into a life changing module and learn more about Eric.
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