These institutions are the national leaders in medical research and patient care, and provide the highest level of comprehensive services. The group has been identified by National Institute on Disability Rehabilitation and Research (NIDRR).
The Midwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center is operated by the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab (formerly the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago), a world-renown state-of-the-art rehabilitation hospital that provides spinal cord injury care at all stages of recovery. It is the first-ever “translational” research hospital where clinicians, scientists, innovators and technologists work together in the same space, applying research real time. Click on Clinical Trials to identify current studies underway and in recruitment of participants. AdditionalPatient and Family Education information is available through the AbilityLab LIFE Center.