Research News Releases

JPCRR publishes special issue on patient self-management

Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews publishes final issue of year with focus on patient self-management for chronic illness

Nov. 8, 2018


Aurora Research Institute signs $1.8 million contract with Forte Research Systems

Institute to improve clinical trials management with transition to OnCore system

Nov. 2, 2018


Aurora seeks participants for study of insomnia in cancer survivors

Clinical trial compares effectiveness of yoga to health education and cognitive behavioral therapy as treatment for sleep problems

Oct. 31, 2018


NARI Milwaukee donates $15,000 to Aurora Research Institute

Home remodeling industry’s local board presents Aurora Health Care Foundation with check following Discovery Laboratory tour

Oct. 11, 2018


Aurora BayCare Medical Center names top teachers and researchers

Event celebrates achievements in research and medical education

Oct. 4, 2018


Aurora Research Institute launches Ed Howe Center for Health Care Transformation

Michelle Simpson, PhD, RN, leads the Howe center as its inaugural director of patient-centered research

Sept. 27, 2018


Ninth Annual Research Recognition Event honors clinical researchers, trial participants

Event celebrates 15 award recipients and unveils collaboration with Greater Gift

Sept. 21, 2018


Aurora Research Institute celebrates research participants with donation to Greater Gift

Donation in honor of Aurora Health Care research participants provides vaccines to children in need 

Sept. 14, 2018


Team Phoenix completes record-setting eighth season

Cancer survivorship program recruits participants for 2019 season

Sept. 6, 2018


Learn about clinical trials at Aurora BayCare Medical Center

Lunch-and-learn event pairs lunch with speakers to provide information, raise awareness about clinical trials

Aug. 30, 2018


National Cancer Institute grant exceeds projections by more than $500,000

NCI increases Aurora NCORP’s annual grant allotment for fifth year in a row, bringing the five-year total to more than $4 million

Aug. 27, 2018


Institute cultivates future researchers, health care leaders

Aurora Research Institute ‘graduates’ largest group of summer interns with capstone event

Aug. 23, 2018


New in JPCRR: best practice alert reduces antibiotic use for ‘sinus cold’

Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews publishes third issue of the year with report on best practice alerts to prevent overprescribing of antibiotics and more

Aug. 16, 2018


Aurora one of first sites to participate in research trial studying link between chemotherapy and heart problems

Researchers are recruiting participants with breast cancer and healthy volunteers at all Aurora cancer clinics

Aug. 9, 2018


Researchers develop new approach for measuring electrical signals in heart cells

Aurora Research Institute scientists publish study demonstrating new way to record action potential, which may advance research in cardiac electrophysiology

Aug. 2, 2018


Aurora contributes to FDA approval of ovarian cancer treatment

Combination chemotherapy followed by bevacizumab is available as treatment for women with ovarian, fallopian tube or primary peritoneal cancer

July 26, 2018


Aurora researchers receive nearly $75,000 to fund oncology, cardio-oncology studies

Aurora Research Institute selects winners for internal grants supported by Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation, Styberg Foundation and other donors

July 19, 2018


Aurora researchers discover potential method of improving breast cancer response to chemotherapy

Researchers at Aurora Research Institute publish study suggesting new potential treatment options for estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer

July 12, 2018


International clinical trial studies stroke prevention drug edoxaban

Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center is the only site in Wisconsin comparing edoxaban to standard of care for participants with valvular atrial fibrillation

June 28, 2018


Aurora enrolls only participant in Wisconsin for early-phase clinical trial studying immunotherapy drug

Study examines drug that uses body’s immune response to fight a type of cancer that affects the lining of the lungs

June 21, 2018


Aurora joins international clinical trial studying an investigational device to treat high blood pressure

Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center is first site in Wisconsin to offer the Medtronic-sponsored study

June 11, 2018


Aurora breast cancer surgeon becomes first recipient of Melodie Wilson Oldenburg Visionary Award

ABCD: After Breast Cancer Diagnosis honors Judy Tjoe, MD, at its annual celebration

June 1, 2018


Aurora Health Care holds 44th annual Scientific Day

Event highlights research by residents, fellows, students, teaching and research faculty

May 24, 2018


Aurora Research Institute publishes 2017 annual report

Report highlights institute’s cardiovascular, oncology, neuroscience and emerging research and outcomes from the past year

May 21, 2018


Hearst Foundations grant supports transition-of-care model for older adults in rural health care settings

Funding allows expansion of Bundled Hospital Elder Life Program to third location at Aurora Medical Center in Manitowoc County

May 17, 2018


Aurora contributes to FDA approval of stroke prevention device though clinical trial participation

Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center a top-enrolling site, following participants through 2020

May 14, 2018


Latest issue of JPCRR features cancer, women’s health research

Issue also includes research articles focused on heart failure, infectious disease

May 10, 2018


Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation gift funds cancer research programs at Aurora

Aurora Research Institute studies genetic biomarkers, bolsters survivorship program thanks to Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation donation

May 3, 2018


Aurora offers only sites in Wisconsin for cardiac resynchronization therapy study

Heart failure clinical trial studies new implantable cardiac pacing system that does not use a pacing lead

April 26, 2018


Aurora scientists, clinicians receive more than $150,000 for cardiac research studies

Aurora Research Institute selects winners of internal grants available due to the generosity of donors to Aurora Health Care Foundation

April 12, 2018


Aurora Health Care one of first sites to participate in multicenter gastroesophageal reflux disease study

Clinical trial available in Wisconsin only at Aurora Medical Center in Summit examines nonsurgical outpatient procedure for the treatment of GERD

March 29, 2018


Aurora Health Care launches study to test alcoholism drug for treatment of brain cancer

Clinician’s off-label use of disulfiram sparks bench research into its potential anticancer properties and eventual clinical trial

March 22, 2018


Aurora selected as one of 19 sites for inflammatory bowel disease study

Aurora researchers join Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s SPARC IBD initiative to develop precision medicine therapies

March 15, 2018


Aurora Health Care named one of the first health systems in US to offer precision medicine colon cancer clinical trial

Aurora only health care system in Wisconsin to test a new drug for advanced forms of colon cancer

March 6, 2018


Aurora doctor receives research award at Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy conference

Dianne Zwicke, MD, develops way to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension during pregnancy

March 2, 2018


Clinical decision support tool uses genetic test results to guide prescriptions for heart attack and stroke prevention

Aurora Research Institute receives $776,000 National Institutes of Health grant

Feb. 22, 2018


JPCRR publishes second special issue on health disparities, inequities

Articles examine virtual reality gaming for stroke rehabilitation, challenges in caring for refugees and homeless pregnant women

Feb. 15, 2018


Campaign raises more than $28,000 for cancer research at Aurora Health Care

Cancer Knows No Borders united rival Major League Baseball players to raise awareness, funds

Jan. 25, 2018


Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews 2017 Year in Review

Annual readership increases by 27 percent

Jan. 17, 2018


Aurora researchers design simulated clinical trials to guide precision medicine

Researchers at Aurora Research Institute publish study utilizing new method for simulating clinical trials developed from real patient data

Dec. 14, 2017




Aurora Research Institute names director of oncology research

Amy Beres, PhD, fills oncology research director role following nationwide search

Nov. 29, 2017


Latest issue of JPCRR available online

Journal of Patient-Centered Research and Reviews releases first of two issues focused on health disparities

Nov. 3, 2017


Aurora Research Institute recognizes research excellence 

Institute presents awards in nine categories, including first ever President’s Award, at eighth annual Research Recognition Event

Oct. 26, 2017

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