Research News Releases

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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