About Us

The Institute for Myelin and Glia Exploration includes both basic and clinical science arms where neuroscientists and clinicians are working together to study myelin and its diseases. We are supported by the University at Buffalo’s Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (JSMBS), Rosenau Family Research FoundationNew York State’s Empire State Development and extramural funds.  Our laboratories are located in Downtown Buffalo as part of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus (BNMC).

  • Why Choose Us?
    * 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 Institute for Myelin and Glia Exploration faculty and staff hail from Africa, Asia, Europe, North America and South America.
  • Our Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Committee
    At the Institute for Myelin and Glia Exploration we value diversity. We commit to a welcoming environment for all, including people of any race, ethnicity, nationality, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, socioeconomic status, language, (dis)ability, political perspective, underrepresented minorities, and people from disadvantageous backgrounds, or victims of any forms of violence. Our diversity, equity, and inclusion committee works to support our students, staff, and faculty, in order to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion within our institute, and ensure all are given equal opportunities and receive impartial and fair treatment.
  • Facts at a Glance
    Founded:  Hunter James Kelly Research Institute, 2008
  • About the University
    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.
  • About Buffalo-Niagara
    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.
  • Contact Us
    Women & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo is conveniently located, just 20 minutes from the airport.