Eric Lefkofsky has a goal to allow Tempus to significantly improve the delivery of treatments for cancer patients. It is estimated that more than 14 million citizens of the United States were dealing with cancer diagnosis four years ago. By 2024 the number of cancer patients are expected to expand by 5.5 million patients. Those numbers alone call for massive change and action.
Tempus was inspired primarily when Eric Lefkofsky learned that his own wife had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Eric saw first hand the information gap in the data that was supposed to be helping patients to the technology that was set in place to deliver that information for treatment.
Tempus has created an analysis protocol for patient’s data. This is critical for the proper deliver and for the timely delivery of treatment to each patient involved. The analysis comes in the way of software that has been created. The Tempus software has a built in feature to read and process doctors notes for a seamless collection and distribution of patient data.
Tempus and Eric Lefkofsky are working on making the data of sequencing the human genome affordable due to the critical impact that the molecular data can have on a patient’s quality of life. With they’re being an increasing focus on battling cancer at the cellular level, this information can potentially save lives. Tempus and Lefkofsky plan to combine all information gathered. This would allow physicians to make decision instantly instead of having to wait for additional data. Waiting is not the friend of the cancer patient.
Eric Lefkofsky is the co-founder of Tempus. He was born in Southfield, Michigan. Lefkofsky has established degrees including graduating with maximum honors from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He has earned a Juis Doctorate degree from the University of Michigan Law School. He has spend a great amount of time teaching at universities. Lefkofsky excelled in the dot-com industry and he became one of the top players due to his love for the industry. Tempus is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois which is the primary residence of Lefkofsky. If you would to learn more visit