• Oral Pathology
  • Oral Pathology
  • Oral Pathology
  • Welcome to Oral Pathology and Microbiology
  • Welcome to Oral Pathology and Microbiology
  • Welcome to Oral Pathology and Microbiology


  • Principal Investigator, in a University (RGUHS) funded research project.
    Topic:Electron Microscopic study of the Epithelial-Connective Tissue Interface in Normal, Pre Malignant & Malignant Oral Tissues: A Comparative Study.
  • Co-investigator in a collaborative study on Oral Premalignancy with Advanced Centre for Treatment, Research & Education in Cancer (ACTREC), Tata Memorial Centre (TMC), Mumbai.
  • Students Survey project :Talons Cusps and Fissured tongue
  • Sangeetha R. Reagent free H & E Staining
  • Vidya MA. Evaluation of oxidative stress in cancer and precancerous patients by measuring antioxidants level
  • Gender Determination in forensic odontology by Divya Babu (IIIBDS student)


Immunohistochemical Studies:

  • Role of Cytokeratins 8 & 19 as Diagnostic Biomarkers in Odontogenic Lesions- An Immunohistochemical Study.
  • Expression of Amelogenin in Odontogenic Lesions and Normal Odontogenic Epithelium-- An Immunohistochemical Study.
  • Expression of Type I & Type III Collagens in Oral Submucous Fibrosis – An Immunohistochemical Study.
  • Role of Transforming Growth Factor Beta in Oral Submucous Fibrosis.
  • Role of Cell Senescence & Stromal Microenvironment in the Malignant transformation of Oral Lichen Planus
  • Immunohistochemical expression of Oct-4 & Rho A in the advancing front of Primary Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Detection of Metastatic tumor epithelial cells & their stemness in lymph nodes of Oral Squamous Cell carcinoma – A RT LAMP study.
  • Assessment of most reliable sites in Mandibular bone for the best DNA yield for expeditive Human identification in forensics.

Genetic & Animal Studies:

  • of Transforming Growth Factor Beta1 Gene in Tissues Exposed to Panmasala / Arecanut Extracts in Experimental Rats.
  • Evaluation of Collagen-1 A1 Gene in Tissues Exposed to Panmasala/Arecanut Extracts in Experimental Rats.
  • Permeability of Oral Mucosa.
  • Effects of Various Forms of Arecanut in Oral Mucosa of Rats With Relation to Development of Oral Submucous Fibrosis.