Dr. Anibal Diogenes received his D.D.S. from the Federal University of Pernambuco in Brazil, his M.S. in Molecular Biology from the University of Nebraska, and his Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Certificate in Endodontics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Dr. Diogenes is a professor and the vice-chair of the Department of Endodontics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. His areas of research include pain, neuroscience and regenerative endodontics. He is also an Associate Editor for the Journal of Endodontics and a director of the American Board of Endodontics. Dr. Diogenes maintains a private practice limited to Endodontics in addition to his teaching and research activities.