Take a moment to imagine a world where a loved one who is suffering from cancer can receive the precise treatment that will not only improve their disease, but also mitigate side effects all based off of their unique genes and clinical data. Well this could one day be a reality thanks to the work of Tempus, and one of their driving forces Mr. Eric Lefkosky.
Tempus is an organization that has committed itself to the advancement of cancer care through three unique channels including, Genomic Sequencing, Clinical Data Structuring, and Image Recognition. A unique and talented team of individuals have joined together so that further progress can be made in the treatment of cancer. Genomic sequencing includes collecting and analyzing DNA, RNA, and proteomic data on a patient’s tumor; while Clinical Data Structuring analyzes a patient’s medical information to assess outcomes specific to their cancer; and lastly Imaging Recognition utilizes specially designed algorithms to assess markers of a patients radiology and pathology data to correlate with their outcomes. All of these services are made possible through the efforts of Tempus, and are being made available to cancer patients; more data collected yields better outcomes.
Mr. Eric Lefkosky is the Chief Executive Officer, and Co-Founder of Tempus, he has devoted himself to the work that is being done their, so that the lives of cancer patients can be vastly improved. Mr. Lefkosky leads Tempus having a robust background in investments and venture capital, in addition to having graduated from the University of Michigan Law School with the degree of Juris Doctor. His philanthropic efforts do not stop at Tempus, he also co – chairs the Lefkosky Family Foundation which focuses on community impact. He also holds numerous seats on various boards including the Lurie Childrens Hospital of Chicago, The Art Institute of Chicago, and the Museum of Science and Industry and World Business Chicago among others.
With the work that is being done by the team at Tempus under the guidance of Mr. Lefkosky and others, he truly is one individual taking action to make the world a better place!