Eric Lefkofsky: The Hope For Cancer Patients
Eric Lefkofsky is the creator and CEO of Tempus Labs. His mission is to improve the way cancer patients are diagnosed. The Labs use innovative techniques in gathering, cleaning and organizing data. As a result, the Tempus Labs stores the data into a centralized location. The information can be used by doctors to better treat the cancer patients. The data records the patient’s specific treatments for their diagnosis. The doctor has information to treat the patients with a holistic approach.
However, Mr. Lefkofsky’s discovery of merging all medical and abstract data into one localized platform changes everything. Up until now, the Oncology field has not taken advantage of the latest technologies. He uses technology to gather and store the cancer patient’s information. His ambitions to improve the care of cancer patients is never stagnant.
Eric Lefkofsky and his wife are passionate about philanthropy. They Founded the Lefkofsky Family Foundation. The foundation is an advocate of; education, human rights, arts, medicine, and diverse cultures. Mr. Lefkofsky and his wife sit on the board of trustees at Lurie’s Children’s hospital. They also sit on the Board of Trustees at The Art Institute of Chicago and The Museum of Science and Industry. He has a strong social media presence. He has informative videos on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. His PMWC 2018 Conference video is on YouTube. The video is about how he accomplished gathering molecular and abstract data. He works alongside the NCI cancer centers to restructure and store the patient’s info in one place.
Eric Lefkofsky is from Detroit, Michigan. He is bettering his community in several aspects. He holds a position at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. His experience coupled with his education makes him an excellent source of information to all students. He also severs the community by holding a chair position at the Chicago based board of trustees. There he serves the Steppenwolf Theatre Company. He and his wife are pledge givers in the community. The Tempus Labs help people with cancer get better diagnosed. It’s a platform to store detailed information about the cancer patients treatment and diagnosis.