The Center for Smart Use of Technologies to Assess Real World Outcomes (C-STAR) offers the expertise, instruction, and mentorship to educate researchers on the meaningful use of a vast array of technologies in the lab, clinic and community.

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We will teach you how to use smart technology for reliable, objective measurement of physical function in lab, clinic and community settings. We are recruiting now for pilot projects, apply today.

Conference room with Scientists and Administrators


Register for our webinars, podcasts and workshops with expert scientists, clinicians and specialized content for the PM&R community.

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C-STAR Collaborative Opportunities


Researchers and clinicians are invited to join our hands-on learning and mentoring programs. We are now recruiting for pilot studies.

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RMD data


Access benchmark data from a wide range of diagnostic conditions, as well as resources from the Rehabilitation Measures Database.

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Your Research, Real Outcomes

Shaping Your Research

Learn how we can help shape and launch your ideas as a research project.

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The Center for Smart Use of Technologies to Assess Real World Outcomes (C-STAR) is a research initiative of Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, the #1 rehabilitation hospital in the United States, in collaboration with Northwestern University. Learn more at sralab.org.




MR3 Network

C-STAR is a research center within the Medical Rehabilitation Research Resource Network (MR3), and is funded by the National Institutes of Health (Grant #P2C HD101899) supported by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).