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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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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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Donors support new ways to treat tumors for testing

The 2017 Aurora Gala will celebrate and benefit the important research and innovation going on at Aurora Health Care. When you think of research, you probably think of scientists like Dr. Amber LaCrosse (pictured below) looking through a microscope. But … Continue reading

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Mapping a way to saving lives and lowering costs

When electrophysiologist Jasbir Sra, MD, set out to find a successful and more cost-effective method to treat heart arrhythmias, he was always confident it could be done. “I honestly never had a doubt it could be done if we were persistent and … 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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Support research like TORQUE and change the face of cancer survivorship

Through her research program, medical director Judy Tjoe, MD, is dedicated to changing the face of breast cancer care and survivorship through Translational Oncology Research: Quest for Understanding & Exploration, or TORQUE. “Aurora Research Institute’s breast cancer research program, TORQUE, … Continue reading

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