Dr. Gokul Sridharan is an associate professor in the Department of Oral Pathology and Microbiology at YMT Dental College and Hospital, Navi Mumbai. He obtained his PhD for his Thesis “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 emphasis on bioinformatics and metabolomics. He has several scientific publications and actively contributes as a peer reviewer to numerous journals. He is an active member of the editorial board of several journals of repute. Dr. Sridharan has undergone training and is a qualified diploma holder in medical law and ethics and is also certified in tobacco cessation and control.