Tag Archives: Aurora Research Institute

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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Get INSPIRED to support research and innovation!

The Summer 2017 issue of Aurora Health Care Foundation’s Inspire magazine is arriving in mailboxes all over southeast Wisconsin! This issue is dedicated to the 2017 Aurora Gala. The theme of this year’s gala is Transforming Innovative Research into Extraordinary … Continue reading

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Why an Aurora neurosurgeon invited Vice President Joe Biden for a visit

During President Obama’s final State of the Union address, this may have received the loudest applause of the night: “Let’s make America the country that cures cancer once for all!”- President Barack Obama President Obama put Vice President Joe Biden in … Continue reading

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Your gifts are growing talent and advancing research through Aurora Health Care Foundation

To provide the best outcomes for their patients, Aurora Health Care doctors balance research and teaching with expert care. “These talented physicians from the best medical centers and fellowship programs provide clinical care, conduct research and pass on that knowledge to the next generation of practitioners,” said Randall … Continue reading

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How your gifts are helping to advance exciting cancer research

In May, Aurora Research Institute awarded $100,000 to four Aurora Health Care investigators to conduct exciting new cancer-related research projects. Funds for the program are available, thanks to a generous gift from Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation. A check for $2.2 … Continue reading

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How you can support research that could lead to new treatment options for cancer patients

Santhi Konduri, PhD, has had a fascination for research since she was a young girl growing up in India. That’s where she got her doctorate in human genetics, and then came to the United States in 1998 and began studying … Continue reading

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