Intensive Fight Against Deadly Cancer Continues With Eric Lefkofsky

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Posted by omeditors | Posted in Cancer, Health | Posted on 22-05-2018

With the modern technological advancement, it seems the disease-causing organisms continue being more complicated and hard to treat. Over years, cancer has been a nightmare in the health industry where day and night patients are dying while others undergoing chemotherapies of which in some hospitals are very expensive. The question is where is the hope for the poor cancer patients who cannot afford the therapies? To provide a solution for the patients, Eric Lefkofsky has been on the forefront in taking a more personalized approach which involves using technology and artificial intelligence to understand algorithmic patterns of the disease.

To come up with the pattern, the health data of every patient who have been diagnosed with cancer need to be acquired, merged, consolidated and digitalized with an aim of using the data to treat future patients. That’s why in 2015, Eric Lefkofsky co-founded Tempus Labs to act as the base for carrying out all the compilation of molecular data required so as to enable them to develop a precision medicine.

Following its contributions in the health sector, Tempus Labs has been recognized among the top health techs in Chicago. Basically, Tempus is a technological company established with an aim of having the largest library of molecular and clinical data globally and putting it in an operating system that will make the data more accessible and consequently useful.

With their therapeutic care, they empower their physicians to make real-time and well-supported decisions from the data. Their aim is to treat their patients better than the previous ones before them. Eric Lefkofsky is the Chief Executive Officer of this technological company. He is also the founding partner of Lightbank which is involved in investing in technology.

Eric is also the co-founder of Uptake Technologies which deals with predictive analytics, co-founder of Mediaocean which deals with procurement technology, co-founder in Echo Global Logistics which deals with transportation and logistics services, and a co-founder of InnerWorkings which deals with promotional services. Lefkofsky and his wife Liz started a charitable foundation, Lefkofsky Family Foundation in 2006. Eric is a Trustee of various organizations and an adjunct professor at the University of Chicago. He studied at the University of Michigan for his undergraduate degree and his Juris Doctor.

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