Dr. Gokul Sridharan is currently an associate professor in the Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology at Y.M.T. Dental College and Hospital, Navi Mumbai. He obtained his Ph.D. for the work titled “Salivary and serum metabolomics in oral leukoplakia and oral squamous cell carcinoma.” His fields of interest include oral pre-cancer, oral cancer, salivary diagnostics, oral and maxillofacial diseases, and advanced diagnostic aids with an emphasis on bioinformatics and metabolomics. He has several scientific publications to his credit and actively contributes as a peer reviewer to numerous journals. He is an active member of the editorial boards of several journals of repute. Dr. Sridharan has undergone training and is a qualified diploma holder in medical law and ethics and is certified in tobacco cessation and control as well.