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Our Awards FY08-09

A/Prof Aung Tin

  1. Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2008

  2. Clinician Scientist Award (CSA) 2008 amounting to $2.1 Million for the Accurate Phentyping of Angle Closure Glaucoma project.


Prof Donald Tan

  1. National Outstanding Clinician Scientist Award, Ministry of Health’s Inaugural National Medical Excellence Award Ceremony, 2008

  2. Translational Clinical Research Programme Grant Award 2008 amounting to $25 Million for the Translational Research Innovations in Ocular Surgery (TRIOS) programme

  3. Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (APACRS) 2008: Grand Prize in the Annual Film Festival for video (2008)

  4. European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) 2008 Annual Meeting: Award for video on Endothelial Keratoplasty: Please Don’t Fold (2008)

  5. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) 2008 Annual Meeting: First Prize in the Annual Film Festival for video (2008)


Prof Wong Tien Yin

  1. Singapore Translational Research Investigator Award (STaR) Award 2008 amounting to $5 Million for the Retinal Imaging for Disease Prediction: From Bench to Bedside programme


Dr Jodhbir Mehta

  1. Asia-ARVO International Travel Fellowship,  2009 – [Jan 09]

  2. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Best Video, Corneal Section,  2008.

  3. European Society of  Cataract and Refractive Surgeon, Best Video, New Surgical Techniques Category,  2008

  4. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeon, Best Video, Refractive Cornea Category, 2008.


Dr Eranga Vithana

  1. ARVO International Travel Grant, ARVO, USA (2008)


Dr Leonard Ang

  1. SGH 17th Annual Scientific Meeting (25 to 26th april 2008) – Best Oral Paper (Clinical)- 1st prize


Dr Louis Tong

  1. Singhealth Mentorship Program Grant Award 2008 NUS-Exxon Mobil Award for clinicians Nov 2007-Nov 2008


Roger Beuerman

  1. ARVO (Silver) Fellow (2009) – [Jan 09]


Dr Veluchamy Amutha Barathi

  1. Association of Vision and Research in Ophthalmology (ARVO) International Travel Grant Award, 2008

  2. Novartis Best Oral presentation, NHG International Ophthalmology Congress, 2008


Dr Marcus Lim

  1. NMRC Fellowship Award [March 09]


Dr Rajesh Sasikumar

  1. ASIA ARVO – Best Scientific Paper Award : “Effect of Prophylactic Laser Iridotomy on Corneal Endothelium in Primary Angle Closure Suspect Eyes: One Year Results of A Randomized Controlled Trial” [Jan 09]

  2. Asia ARVO Travel Grant - [Jan 09]


Dr V Swetha Jeganathan

  1. ASIA ARVO - Best Epidemiological Poster Award : “Retinal Vascular Caliber and Diabetics in a Multi-Ethnic Asian Population” [Jan 09]

  2. Asia ARVO Travel Grant - [Jan 09]


Andri Riau

  1. Asia ARVO Travel Grant - [Jan 09]


Dr Raghavan Lavanya

  1. Asia ARVO Travel Grant - [Jan 09]


Dr Shamira Perera

  1. Asia ARVO Travel Grant - [Jan 09]


Dr Jay Siak Jyh Kuen

  1. SGH 18th Annual Scientific Meeting - Young Investigator’s Award (Basic Science) : “Nuclear-Factor Kappa B Activation in Pterygium” [April 09]