In 2004, Dr. Koji Hosaka received his PhD in Agricultural Biology and Biological Sciences in Japan. After working in Japan for a year, Dr. Hosaka came to the University of Florida to work as a post-doctoral associate in Dr. Edward Scott’s regenerative medicine research group. In Dr. Scott’s research laboratory, his research focus was on the role of bone marrow-derived endothelial progenitor cells in retinal neovascularization and inflammation. Dr. Hosaka joined Dr. Brian Hoh’s cerebrovascular research group in the Department of Neurosurgery in 2008 for a two-year postdoctoral research appointment. In 2010, he remained in Dr. Hoh’s research laboratory as a faculty Scientist, and has been conducting brain aneurysm research and supervising students.