Eric Lefkofsky is an American philanthropist and the co-founder of Tempus. He lives in Chicago where his company is situated. Tempus is a biotechnology firm that deals with the treatment of cancer patients. Besides, the organization also examines molecular and therapeutic information and provides genomic sequencing services allowing doctors to make real-time, data-driven decisions. As the CEO, Eric Lefkofsky is dedicated to dispersing the organization’s impact both nationally and internationally. Also, Lefkofsky wants to better the firm’s technology and expertise in treating cancer so as to increase the company’s influence in the society.
Tempus wants to help the physicians at the University of Chicago by providing them with information that will assist in improving breast cancer treatment. Tempus will provide molecular analysis, and sequencing to the institution to make personalized treatment plans for patients. The organization will also examine data from about 1000 breast cancer patients, to discover patterns that can predict how different convalescents will respond to the treatment.
Recently, Tempus has partnered with different organizations to fight cancer including the University of Chicago. Additionally, Tempus has also partnered with Penn Medicine, University of Michigan, Mayo Clinic, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, and the Rush University Medical Center.Find him on Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/eplefkofsky/
Apart from business activities, Eric Lefkofsky uses a lot of his wealth on various charitable endeavors as a way of giving back to the society. Moreover, Eric founded the Lefkofsky Family Foundation together with his wife Liz in 2006. The main aim of Lefkofsky Family Foundation is to improve the living standards and quality of the people in the society. The foundation funds resources required in bettering arts and culture, medical research, fundamental human rights, education, and health care. Furthermore, Eric Lefkofsky is an active board member of various organizations located in Chicago such as the Museum of Science and Industry and Children’s Memorial Hospital. Eric Lefkofsky is also a trustee member of the Steppenwolf Theatre Company.