Prof. Srećko Gajović is Professor of Histology and Embryology at University of Zagreb School of Medicine, and Head of the same Department. He is coordinator of FP7 project GlowBrain dedicated to unlock the research potential of Croatian Institute for Brain Research through stem cell and biomaterial applications in mouse stroke model. He is Editor-in-Chief of Croatian Medical Journal, best general medical scientific journal in this part of Europe, and Chair of European COST Domain Committee for Biomedicine and Molecular Biosciences. He was born in Zagreb, Croatia, where he completed his studies of medicine and get a PhD at University of Zagreb. His postdoctoral positions were at Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany, and at Institute for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology in Trieste, Italy. In his current work he tries to understand the role of innate immunity in brain repair after stroke, in particular in relation to neurogenesis and stem cell therapy.