Why Choose Us?

Our researchers and faculty.
Our researchers and faculty

* 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.

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Skills developed

* Our students, clinician, scientists and administrators gain the skills and knowledge necessary to conduct independent, meaningful research;  

* to develop novel therapies and better care for patients;

* to fund and manage research laboratories and to divulge what we learn to society. 

Top Reasons to Choose Us

  • The Institute for Myelin and Glia Exploration is the one of the largest research centers in the world which focuses on diseases associated with myelin such as Krabbe and other Leukodystrophies.
  • We work to provide better diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic options for patients with myelin and neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Our researchers are awarded support from the National Institute of Health (NIH), the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, the Charcot-Marie-Tooth Association, the Muscular Dystrophy Association and other granting agencies, including fellowships, travel awards and other funding which benefit graduate students and other Institute for Myelin and Glia Exploration activities.
  • Our scientists actively contribute to shape policies and new directions in myelin and myelin diseases by engaging in peer-review, organization of scientific meetings, editorial board activities, advisory board membership and consultation for patient non-profit organizations, international scientific societies, pharmaceutical companies and public agencies.
  • Our scientists are highly integrated in both the local communities and the international scientific community to provide broad networking opportunities for employees and students.
  • We strive to maintain a friendly, diverse, engaging and supportive work environment.
  • The cost of living in the Buffalo and Western New York area is significantly lower than many national and international regions, adding to the quality of life for our employees and students.