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Our Awards FY10-11

Local Awards

  • 2011 SingHealth Excellence Awards -Distinguished Leader Award Series (Visionary Leader) [Mar 2011]
    Prof Donald Tan, MD, SNEC & Chairman, SERI

  • 2011 SingHealth Excellence Awards  -Outstanding Nurse Award [Mar 2011]
    Sister Peck Chye Fong, Asst Director, Research Clinic, SERI

  • 2011 SingHealth Excellence Awards  -Outstanding Administrative Staff Award [Mar 2011]
    Ms Sharmila Kannan, Deputy Director, Admin & Corp Affairs, SERI

  • Duke-NUS Khoo Clinical Scholar Programme [Jan 2011]
    Dr Carol Cheung, Research Scientist, SERI

  • Duke-NUS Khoo Clinical Scholar Programme [Jan 2011]
    Dr Gemmy Cheung, Consultant, SNEC

  • Duke-NUS Khoo Clinical Scholar Programme [Jan 2011]
    Dr Peggy Chiang, Clinical Research Fellow, SERI

  • NHG Eye Institute Novartis Research Prize [Nov 2010]
    Dr Veluchamy A Barathi, Head, Ocular Disease Model Laboratory, SERI

  • Clinician Scientist Award  [Sep 2010]
    Dr Tina Wong, Assistant Director and Head, Translational Clinical Research,  SERI

  • President's Science and Technology Award (PSA) [Sep 2010]
    Prof Wong Tien Yin, Director, SERI

  • Tanoto Initiative for Diabetes Research Award [Jul 2010]
    "An Automated Computer Imaging Program for Diabetic Retinopathy Detection and Screening"
    Prof Wong Tien Yin, Director, SERI

  • NRF-MOH Healthcare Research Scholarship [Jun 2010]
    Dr Marcus Ang, Registrar, SNEC

  • National Outstanding Clinician Scientist Award 2010 [Jun 2010]     
    Prof Wong Tien Yin, Director, SERI


International Awards

  • ARVO Travel Grant [Feb 2011]
    Dr Romesh Angunawela, Registrar, SNEC

  • ARVO Travel Grant [Feb 2011]
    Dr Gary Peh, Postdoc Research Fellow, SERI

  • 1st Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress, Singapore Young Investigator Award 2010, Clinical Research [Feb 2011]
    "Novel Quantitative Retinal Vascular Changes in Diabetes and Retinopathy"
    Dr Carol Cheung, Research Scientist, SERI

  • APJGC 2010 Travel Grant [Dec 2010]
    Dr Leonard Yuen, Registrar, SNEC

  • 26th MSJOC Best Poster Awards [Nov 2010]
    "Electrocautery for Lower Lid Involutional Entropion"
    Dr Leonard Yuen, Registrar, SNEC

  • 26th Malaysia-Singapore Joint Ophthalmic Congress 2010 - Best Free Paper – Session 1 [Nov 2010]
    "Effect of Intracameral Injection of Fibrin Tissue Sealant on the Rabbit Anterior Segment"
    Dr Annabel Chew, Registrar, SNEC

  • 26th Malaysia-Singapore Joint Ophthalmic Congress 2010 Best Free Paper – Session 2 [Nov 2010]
    "Elevated MCP-1 in Tears is an Indicator of Early Post-operative Scarring Following Trabeculectomy"
    Dr Rachel Chong, Chief Resident, SNEC

  • APAO Holmes Lecture [Sep 2010]
    Dr Ho Ching Lin, Senior Consultant and Head of Glaucoma Services, SNEC

  • APAO De Ocampo Lecture [Sep 2010]
    Prof Wong Tien Yin, Director, SERI

  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology - American Academy of Ophthalmology, APAO-AAO Travel Award [Sep 2010]
    Dr Leonard Yuen, SNEC

  • KAIST Best Oral Presentation Award [Jun 2010]
    "Study of Shape Memory Biodegradable Polymer in Post-Ophthalmological Surgery Treatment"
    Ms Peng Yan, NTU

  • ARVO Basic Science Award [May 2010]
    Dr Anita Chan, Consultant, SNEC

  • Santen Pharmaceutical ARVO 2010 Travel Grant Award [May 2010]
    "Nuclear-Factor Kappa B: A Potential Role in Pterygium Formation"
    Dr Jay Siak, Registrar, SNEC

  • The Vision Research community Best Publications 2010 [Apr 2010]
    "Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy and neovascular age-related macular degeneration: same or different disease?"
    Laude A, Cackett RD, Vithana EN, Yeo IY, Wong D, Koh AH, Wong TY, Aung T

  • ASCRS Best Paper of Session Award [Apr 2010]
    "Adult-Onset Keratoconus and Occupational Exposures"
    Dr Leonard Yuen, Registrar, SNEC

  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), ASCRS Howard Lieberman MD, Memorial Award [Apr 2010]
    Dr Leonard Yuen, SNEC