Research News Releases

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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