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2017 Aurora Gala raises record $1 million as guests dance to the Commodores

Thank you to the record-breaking crowd that came to celebrate research and advancements led by Aurora Health Care at our Aurora Gala, presented by Synaptive Medical! More than 900 guests danced to surprise entertainment, the Commodores, and raised more than $1 … Continue reading

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Why this year’s Aurora Gala is supporting research and innovation, and how YOU can support it

Patient-centered research is a cornerstone of Aurora Health Care. So much so, this year’s Aurora Gala will celebrate and benefit our research and innovation efforts. Cristy Garcia-Thomas, President, Aurora Health Care Foundation, sat down with Randall Lambrecht, PhD, president of Aurora Research Institute, about … Continue reading

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Our 2017 Aurora Gala Co-Chairs: Vivian and Tim Sullivan, and Marianne and Sheldon Lubar

Innovative health care is close to Vivian Sullivan’s heart For gala co-chairs Vivian and Tim Sullivan, donating their time and resources to health care research and innovation isn’t just something they do to give back to their community. They felt the direct impact … Continue reading

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Valerie’s story: Revolutionary neuroscience technology worth traveling for- all the way from Texas!

What started as a headache led to a trip from Texas to Wisconsin for the latest innovation in brain surgery. After many tests, Valerie Johnson, a 36-year-old Austin, Texas resident learned she was suffering from a life-threatening brain bleed. Her local doctor referred … Continue reading

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How Stanley Kritzik helped turn an innovative idea into an amazing integrated health system

At this year’s Aurora Gala, we are excited to honor Stanley Kritzik for his lifetime of visionary leadership and dedication to Aurora Health Care. Stanley is a past chairman of the Aurora Health Care board of directors and the Aurora Sinai Medical Center board of directors. His strong and … Continue reading

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Lee’s amazing recovery could be a sign of what’s to come in cancer care

“The doctors at Aurora extended my life. Not only that, they also made it livable.” That wasn’t the case just a few years ago for Lee Pinkus, of Arkansas. In August 2011, he was diagnosed with nodular melanoma, the most … Continue reading

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Why Aurora’s patients truly are the research heroes

More than 170,000 Aurora patients have made their leftover biospecimens, including 70,000 whole blood, plasma and serum samples, available for research through the institute’s Biorepository and Specimen Research Center, or BSRC. Patients have also donated surgically removed tissue, such as … Continue reading

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