Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Builds Translational Research Hospital

Published 7-5-2016

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is building a $550 million translational research hospital, a project that has now been named the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab. Designed by Gensler, HDR, and Clive Wilkinson Architects, the facility will feature human research labs where interdisciplinary teams of clinicians, scientists, and technologists will deliver advanced therapeutic modalities. The 1.2 million-sf hospital will accommodate innovation centers for the study of the brain, the spinal cord, pediatrics, cancer rehabilitation, and nerves, muscles, and bones. Occupancy is expected in March of 2017.

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