Cancer is an incurable dangerous disease, and the number of new infections keeps rising every day. Eric Lefkofsky has devised a new way to improve the treatment of breast cancer.EricLefkofsky is the founder of Tempus this is a start-up that deals with finding a cure for cancer.Tempus has partnered with the Medicine Department at the University of Chicago, and it aims at giving them vital genetic information that will assist them in formulating how to treat the cancer patients.This treatment plan is aimed at 1000 people who are suffering from breast cancer. The information will assist the medical personnel by helping them get patterns that will help them know how well they will react to the treatment. The cancer is one of the most occurring forms of the disease, but without vital genetic information treating, it is almost impossible.
Tempus was co-founded in 2015 by Eric Lefkofsky. The Cancer start-up employs the use of a machine to access genetic sequencing that will assist the doctors in getting the information that will assist in treatment.The Chicago-based company has also worked with The Mayo Clinic, Rush University Medical Center, Northwestern University’s Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Michigan and Penn Medicine in the battle against cancer.
ABOUT ERIC LEFKOFSKY
This is a serial entrepreneur who is at the helm of various companies. Eric Lefkofsky is the CEO and co-founder of Tempus, the founder of Lightbank; he assisted in starting Uptake Technologies and the chairman and co-founder of Groupon.He is also the founder of the Lefkofsky Family Foundation.This is a charitable organization that he runs with his spouse which aims at developing the lives of various people. He is also a Trustee of Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago.