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Nursing residents

New Graduate Nurse Residents Present Evidence-Based Practice Projects

Recently, three teams of registered nurses (RNs) from Shirley Ryan AbilityLab's new Graduate Nurse Residency presented evidence-based practice project findings to the Nursing Practice Council on the following topics:


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Co-Robot Controllers for Human-Like Physical Interaction and Improved Motor Learning

This research project is working on improving the interactions between robots and humans by learning from human paired physical interaction to apply to human like robotics.

Research Project

Dr. Joanne Smith Receives Award from Chicago History Museum

Dr. Joanne Smith Receives Award from Chicago History Museum

At the Chicago History Museum's 26th Annual Making History Awards on Oct. 6, Joanne C. Smith, MD, Shirley Ryan AbilityLab president and CEO, was honored with the Enrico Fermi Making History Award for Distinction in Science, Medicine and Technology. This year, the award ceremony was held virtually.


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Allen Washington getting treatment at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

After a Hospital Stay for Covid, Patients May Face Months of Rehabilitation

Allen Washington was an active, busy executive before contracting Covid-19 this summer. After weeks in the hospital, he now faces extensive physical and occupational therapy.

Patient Story

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Precision Medicine Originating From Patient Derived Neurons

This project studies precision neurotrauma medicine with patient-derived iPSC-neurons to determine patient specific factors affecting clinical outcomes

Research Project

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Wearable Airbag Technology to Mitigate Falls in Individuals with Parkinson’s Disease

We expect that a smart, wearable airbag system that can accurately predict falls and quickly inflate will reduce hip fractures in people with Parkinson's.

Research Project

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Researching Sensory-specific Peripheral Stimulation

The purpose of this research project is to understand the neurophysiological mechanisms of peripheral electrical stimulation (PES) in modulating tremors, sometimes seen in Parkinson's disease.

Research Project

Corbett Ryan Project

Wearable Sensor and Video Platform to Monitor Motor Development in Infants

The goal of this project is to develop an automated, precise, quantitative biobehavioral assay for detecting infants at risk, and then rigorously test an early-life intervention to promote typical motor movement and sensory development in those infants in a manner designed for uptake and dissemination.

Research Project

LIFE Center at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab