A Chicago based technology company specializing in helping with cancer research has just reached unicorn status by raising another 80 million dollars in funds for their company in order to continue with their research towards finding personalized cancer treatments for patients. This company is known as Tempus. Co-founded by Eric LefKofsky Tempus has a mission to serve patients and their loved ones with a huge amount of support through a difficult time in their lives. Finding out you have cancer can be very traumatic for some people but Tempus provides patients and their families with the resources they need to get through such a difficult time.
Tempus Labs uses technology that raising money has provided them with in order to take a closer look at cancer patients tumors and figure out the best options for them to effectively get rid of their tumor depending upon factors such as how big the tumor is, the stage in which cancer may be, and where the tumor is located. Tempus Labs works closely with many different cancer research foundations the most popular one being Mayo Clinic. Tempus Labs has raised a total of 210 million dollars since they started their lab a little over 2 years ago.
Eric Lefkofsky, Co-founder of Tempus Labs is most well know for the Lefkofsky Family Foundation which was founded in 2006 by his wife Liz and him. Their foundation has an emphasis on enhancing the quality of human life which is exactly what he is doing by being apart of Tempus labs is enhancing the quality of human lives not only for current cancer patients but also for people who may have cancer in the future. By finding better ways to handle cancer and treat it in patients Tempus Labs is making a huge difference in enhancing the quality of human life.
As modern technology progresses and Tempus Labs continues to grow their team as well as raise more money towards their mission they will find themselves at a huge success stage and ultimately will have made a huge impact on enhancing the lives of humans not only now but in the future.
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