At Advocate Aurora Research Institute, our research is transforming patient care, our achievements are garnering national attention and our collective efforts are strengthening Advocate Aurora Health and the communities we serve.
In 2018, Advocate Health Care and Aurora Health Care merged to create one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the United States – Advocate Aurora Health. Integration of our two research institutes – Advocate Research Institute and Aurora Research Institute – has resulted in more research opportunities to further improve patient outcomes and transform the lives of individuals and populations.
This annual report aims to share some of our research participants’ stories, as well as highlights of the research breakthroughs and innovative studies conducted by our research teams across the organization.
The Research Institute supports more than 1,200 unique research projects, including preclinical studies, clinical trials and outcomes research projects, and other research activities. We work to translate this important research into practical and more effective treatments for our patients.
This translation of scientific research into clinical application makes Advocate Aurora an important contributor to the advancement of medical knowledge worldwide.
Our successes include:
Read more about our research highlights and successes in the 2019 Advocate Aurora Research Institute Annual Report.