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Our Awards FY12-13

Local Awards

  • National Medical Research Council, Ministry of Health: NMRC Transition Award  [Dec 2012]
    "Targeting the inflammatory mechanisms in adenovirus infection and epidemic keratoconjunctivitis"
    Dr Nobuyo Yawata, SERI

  • National Medical Research Council, Ministry of Health: NMRC Clinician Scientist Award  [Dec 2012]
    "A translational clinical research program using novel technologies focusing on pathology and treatment of intrinsic and extrinsic subtypes of evaporative dry eye"
    Assoc Prof Louis Tong, SERI

  • Stars @ NUHS Awards Ceremony: Faculty Outstanding Researcher Award 2012  [Nov 2012]
    In recognition of the excellent achievements as a researcher in the School of Medicine in the last academic year
    Prof Aung Tin, SERI

  • NHG Eye institute 4th International Ophthalmology Congress: Poster Merit Award  [Nov 2012]
    "A novel method of measuring tear evaporation rates using infrared thermography"
    Dr Andrea Petznick, SERI

  • Singapore Health & Biomedical Congress 2012: Singapore Young Investigator Basic Science/Translation Research Bronze Medal  [Sep 2012]
    "Impact of maternal body mass index on the retinal microvasculature in pregnancy"
    Dr Queenie Li Ling Jun, SERI

  • SingHealth DUKE-NUS Scientific Congress 2012: Best Oral Presentation (Clinical Research)  [Aug 2012]
    "Randomized, controlled trial of a sustained delivery formulation of 5-fluorouracil for the treatment of failing blebs"
    Dr Arun Kumar Narayanaswamy, SNEC

  • Duke-NUS Khoo Clinical Scholars Pilot Award Clinical Scholar Program  [Jul 2012]
    "Comparisons of retinal microvascular characteristics between patients with white coat hypertension and sustained hypertension - a pilot study"
    Dr Carol Cheung, SERI

  • SingHealth Publish! Award (Medical Research)  [Jun 2012]
    "Retinal vascular tortuosity, blood pressure, and cardiovascular risk factors"
    Dr Carol Cheung, SERI

  • NUHS Harvard-BIDMC Seed Funding  [Jun 2012]
    "Novel retinal vascular imaging and biochemical biomarkers for stroke: the cardiovascular health study"
    Dr Kamran Ikram, SERI

  • Singapore Effie Awards 2012  [Jun 2012]
    Bronze in the Non-profit Category at the 2012 Singapore Effectiveness Award Competition
    Singapore Eye Research Institute

  • National Medical Research Council, Ministry of Health: NMRC Transition Award  [May 2012]
    "Novel biomarkers of kidney and eye Diseases (Singapore Kidney Eye Study)"
    Dr Sabanayagam Charumathi, SERI

  • National Medical Research Council, Ministry of Health: NMRC Clinician Scientist Award  [May 2012]
    "Retinal vascular imaging study in transient ischemic attacks (REVISTA)"
    Dr Kamran Ikram, SERI

  • National Medical Research Council, Ministry of Health: NMRC Clinician Scientist Award  [May 2012]
    "Singapore age-related macular degeneration genetic architecture (SAGA) study: from population genomics to personalized medicine"
    Dr Kamran Ikram, SERI

  • Khoo Scholars Award  [Apr 2012]
    Dr Anna Tan, SNEC

  • Duke-NUS Khoo Clinical Scholar Program  [Apr 2012]
    Dr Sabanayagam Charumathi, SERI


International Awards

  • 29th Malaysia-Singapore Joint Ophthalmic Congress 2013: Poster Award 2nd Prize  [Mar 2013]
    Dr Henrietta Ho, SNEC

  • 28th APAO Congress: APAO De Ocampo Lecture  [Jan 2013]
    Prof Aung Tin, SERI

  • 28th APAO Congress: APAO Nakajima Award  [Jan 2013]
    Assoc Prof Jodhbir Metha, SNEC

  • 28th APAO Congress: APAO Distinguished Service Award  [Jan 2013]
    Adj Assoc Prof Lee Shu Yen, SNEC

  • 28th APAO Congress: APAO Outstanding Prevention of Blindness Award  [Jan 2013]
    Assoc Prof Gemmy Cheung, SNEC

  • 28th APAO Congress: APAO Achievement Award  [Jan 2013]
    Prof Wong Tien Yin, SNEC

  • 28th APAO Congress: APAO Achievement Award  [Jan 2013]
    Dr Doric Wong, SNEC

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) 2012: Senior Achievement Award  [Nov 2012]
    Prof Donald Tan, SNEC

  • Ophthalmology Research Day  2012: Postgraduate, Research Fellows & Resident Physicians Category  [Oct 2012]
    Best innovative research idea and outstanding charismatic speaker
    Dr Peggy Chiang, SERI

  • 3rd Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) World Congress Conference: TERMIS Poster Award (Third Best Poster Prize)  [Sep 2012]
    "Translational Research Innovations in Ocular Surgery (TRIOS) Programme: Biological tissue glue project"
    Dr Pradeep Paul Panengad

  • Global Ophthalmology Awards Program: Bayer Grant  [Sep 2012]
    Assoc Prof Gemmy Cheung, SNEC

  • European Cancer Rehabilitation & Survivorship Symposium (ECRS 2012): Best Paper of Session [Sep 2012]
    "Femtosecond Keratoplasty"
    Mr Romesh Agunawala

  • 10th International Adenovirus Meeting: Best Poster Award  [Jun 2012]
    "Analyses of human natural killer cell responses in epidemic keratoconjunctivitis"
    Dr Nobuyo Yawata, SERI

  • 28th Singapore- Malaysia Joint Meeting in Ophthalmology: Merit Poster Award  [Jun 2012]
    Dr Queenie Li Ling Jun, SERI

  • 2nd Joint International Congress - Refr@ctive.online & SICSSO: Best Paper of Session  [Jun 2012]
    "Refractive Lenticule Extraction"
    Prof Donald Tan, SNEC

  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2012: Member in Training (MIT) Outstanding Poster Award  [May 2012]
    "Quantifying the disease-specific impact of vision impairment on vision-specific functioning: the Singapore Indian eye study"
    Dr Peggy Chiang, SERI

  • 24th Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension: Special Travel Grant  [May 2012]
    Ms Yip Wanfen, SERI

  • The Asian Pacific Society of Hypertension (APSAVD) and Hypertension Sydney 2012: Young Investigator Grant  [May 2012]
    Dr Kamran Ikram, SERI

  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2012: Travel Grant Award [Apr 2012]
    Mr Soh Yu Qiang Andrew, SNEC

  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) 2012: Achievement Award  [Apr 2012]
    Dr Carol Cheung, SERI

  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Symposium: Best Paper of Session 1-K Keratorefractive Lasik  [Apr 2012]
    "Visual outcomes of refractive lenticule extraction compared with femtosecond LASIK for myopia and myopic astigmatism"
    Dr Cordelia Chan, SNEC

  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) 2012 Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery: ASCRS Video 2nd Prize  [Apr 2012]
    Dr Chelvin Sng, SNEC