About Us

Hunter James Kelly Research Institute (HJKRI) includes both basic and clinical science arms where neuroscientists and clinicians are working together to study myelin and its diseases. HJKRI is supported by the University at Buffalo’s Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (JSMBS), Hunter Hope's Foundation, New York State’s Empire State Development and extramural funds.  The HJKRI laboratories are located in Downtown Buffalo as part of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC).

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* Our researchers and faculty are highly engaged in cutting edge neuroscience and neurology research.  You will join a passionate and effective group of people on the forefront of this dynamic field.  The HJKRI faculty and staff hail from Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America.
The University at Buffalo has three campuses: the North Campus in suburban Amherst, the South Campus on Main Street in a North Buffalo neighborhood and the growing Downtown Campus, encompassing several buildings in downtown Buffalo.
The Buffalo-Niagara region is a major metropolitan area with a diverse blend of communities, each with its own distinct character and all united in a rich panorama of life.
Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo is conveniently located, just 20 minutes from the airport.