Welcome to the Center for Translational Biomedicine.
Explore what biomedical research is about at Shirley Ryan AbilityLab.read more
A Minimally Invasive Tool to Measure Muscle Impairment
A minimally invasive, fiber-optic technique that accurately measures the passive stretch and twitch contraction of living muscle tissue could someday be an alternative to the painful muscle biopsies.read more
Stem-Cell Breakthroughs Promise Novel Treatments for Cerebral Palsy and Related Conditions
Although the cause of CP remains a mystery, researchers at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) are at the forefront of those working to understand, treat — and ultimately cure — this life-long neurological disorder.read more
Muscle Impairment in Children with Cerebral Palsy: a Role for Muscle Satellite Cells Dysfunction
PROJECT TYPE: Cerebral Palsy, Muscle, Biology, Muscle Fibers, Cell Biology, Stem Cells, Cell Culture
Development of New 3D-Printed Cell Culture Assays for Therapeutic Discovery in Cerebral Palsy and Stroke
PROJECT TYPE: Cerebral Palsy, Stroke, Biology, Cell Biology, Cell Culture, Stem Cells, Muscle, Muscle Fibers, Connective Tissue
Pressure and Muscle Force
PROJECT TYPE: Muscle
PROJECT TYPE: Muscle Fibers, Muscle, Cerebral Palsy, Muscular Dystrophy, Physiology
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