Using genome coding to treat modern day ailments-the dreams of Eric Lefkosky and Tempus

 

Many people hope that this is the century that the science community will treat ailments such as cancer and discover the trick for longevity. There are many studies and initiatives that are being carried out to try and make this happen. The inventions that have been made in It are going a long way in making this dream closer to a reality. One person that has decided to use science to help humanity is Eric Lefkosky. He started the Tempus initiative with the hope that it will transform the health care industry and simplify the care and management of most of the lifestyle diseases.

Based on shiakapos.com,  Tempus was born from the idea that the best way to deal with long term illnesses is looking at the sufferer’s unique genetic coding. This research is aimed at figuring out whether the person will respond positively to certain treatment alternatives, and if not, notify the caregiver of the potential complications that could arise from the medication being provided long before the issues happen. The initiative has really transformed how the care is offered to people that are in the program and their lives are getting better every day.

Eric Lefkofsky has always been an enterprising person. For instance, when he was a college student, he decided to start his first company even though he was studying law. The business that Eric Lefkosky came up with together with a friend was named Brandon apparel and it dealt with the sale of upholstery. The capital that was used for the investment was borrowed from family and close friends. It is after school that he started his second business that he named Innerworkings. They provide procurement services to small and medium scale enterprises from all over the country. The success of the company is what led to the 2012 IPO and the inspiration that he needed to start a third company. He named the third business Echo Global initiative and so far, they have their valuable stock listed on NASDAQ. To read more, head over to this.

Besides working on the Tempus initiative, Eric is very passionate about giving back to the society. He is a board member at the Chicago Children Hospital and several other charities.

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