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Grants FY12-13


  • “Prophylactic laser iridotomy for eyes with narrow drainage angles: A randomized controlled trial”.
    Prof Aung Tin; S$644,080.00

  • “A human ocular surface disease constituted in mouse, from molecular targets to priming of human pterygium derived cells”.
    Dr Hou Ai Hua; S$196,457.00

  • “Novel biomarkers of kidney and eye diseases (Singapore Kidney Eye Study)”.
    Dr Charumathi Sabanayagam; S$374,773.00

  • “Applications of semiparametric regression models in prospective cohort studies”.
    A/Prof Li Jialiang; S$667,284.50

  • “Retinal vascular imaging study in transient ischemic attacks (REVISTA)”.
    Dr Mohammad Kamran Ikram; S$675,000.00

  • “Role of epigenetic regulation in the pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy and potential for novel therapeutics”.
    Dr Su Xinyi; S$199,997.00

  • “Protein aggregation diseases: Clinical manifestations to biochemical characterization for the intervention of TGFBI-associated corneal dystrophies”.
    A/Prof Jodhbir Mehta; S$778,810.00

  • “A translational clinical research program using novel technologies focusing on pathology and treatment of intrinsic and extrinsic subtypes of evaporative dry eye”.
    A/Prof Louis Tong; S$1,750,000.00

  • “Targeting the inflammatory mechanisms in adenovirus infection and epidemic keratoconjunctivitis”.
    Dr Nobuyo Yawata; S$375,000.00


  • “Bessel beam imaging of the irido-corneal angle with overlay of fluorescence emission distribution”.
    Prof Aung Tin; S$83,600.00

A*Star/ Duke-NUS/ MOH/ Others

  • “Glaucoma screening through automated cup-to-disc ratio (CDR) measurement”.
    A/Prof Cheng Ching-Yu; S$1,000,190.00

  • “Gaze tracking for visual field test”.
    Prof Aung Tin; S$135,836.25

  • “Retinal vascular caliber – A potential biomarker for early renal and retinal diseases?”
    Prof Wong Tien Yin; £20,000

  • “A predictive algorithm for indocyanine green angiography usage to differentiate polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy from age-related macular degeneration”.
    A/Prof Gemmy Cheung; S$31,000.00

  • “Living successfully with chronic eye diseases: the ‘Living Successfully with Low Vision’ (LSLV) Program – a randomized controlled trial of a self-management program for low vision”.
    Dr Peggy Chiang; S$200,000.00

  • “Comparison of retinal microvascular characteristics between patients with white coat hypertension and sustained hypertension – A pilot study”.
    Dr Carol Cheung; S$24,964.00


  • “A feasibility trial of cardiovascular disease screening using retinal vascular imaging in a primary care setting”.
    Dr Carol Cheung; S$50,000.00

  • “Optic nerve head changes following pan retinal photocoagulation”.
    Adj. A/Prof Shamira Perera; S$138,000.00

  • “Role of cytomegalovirus infection in cornea graft failures and the impact on corneal transplantation assessment”.
    Dr Anita Chan; S$35,600.00

  • “Comparison of retinal oximetry in primary angle closure glaucoma, normal tension glaucoma, primary open angle glaucoma, and healthy subjects”.
    Adj. A/Prof Shamira Perera; S$138,000.00


  • “Tear proteomic profiles in dry eye patients with  andomiz occlusion”.
    A/Prof Louis Tong; S$133,302.39

  • “LUMINOUS: Study to observe the effectiveness and safety of lucentis through  andomized patient treatment and associated outcomes”.
    A/Prof Gemmy Cheung; S$297,326.25

  • “Natural history and clinical course of age-related macular degeneration in Asians: Asian AMD Phenotyping Study”.
    A/Prof Gemmy Cheung; US$100,000.00

  • “Normative database collection using Canon OCT HS-100”.
    Dr Carol Cheung; S$106,027.13

  • “Survey study comparing contact lenses and LASIK for vision correction”.
    A/Prof Jodhbir Mehta; S$6,000.00

  • “A randomized control study to evaluate the efficacy of the Ceepro electronic glasses in reducing myopia progression in children”.
    Adj. A/Prof Audrey Chia; S$269,341.34