The Research & Development Wing of GNIDSR is headed by Prof Dr. R.R.Paul ( PhD ) . Dr Paul has been associated with undergraduate and post graduate teaching and training since last 38 years and been a PhD guide for last 10 years. He has been awarded with the “Coats Medal”, Calcutta University for outstanding research in Oral Cancer and Precancer and served as the President of the Indian Association of Oral And Maxillofacial Pathology. Dr Paul is the Co-Supervisor at IIT Kharagpur and JIS University Kolkata for PhD students. Currently Research on Oral Oncopathology, Oral Cancer Genomics, Clinico Diagnostic Pathology of Oral Cancer and Precancer are underway under his guidance in GNIDSR. Dr Paul also has one US patent credited to his name on Oral Submucous Fibrosis.