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Our Awards FY13-14

Local Awards
  • GCEO Excellence Awards 2013: Outstanding Educator Award  [May 2013]
    A/Prof Ian Yeo, SNEC

  • GCEO Excellence Awards 2013: Outstanding Nurse Award (Special Mention)  [May 2013]
    Ms Aw Ai Tee, SNEC

  • GCEO Excellence Awards 2013: Outstanding Clinician Researcher Award (Special Mention)  [May 2013]
    A/Prof Gemmy Cheung, SNEC

  • 1st National Ophthalmology Research Round: Runner up, Senior Resident Oral  [May 2013]
    Dr Melissa Wong, SNEC

  • 1st National Ophthalmology Research Round: Winner, Senior Poster  [May 2013]
    Dr Annabel Chew, SNEC

  • 1st National Ophthalmology Research Round: Winner, Junior Resident Oral  [May 2013]
    Dr Yong Kailing, SNEC

  • 1st National Ophthalmology Research Round: Runner up, Junior Oral  [May 2013]
    Dr Foo Li Lian, SNEC

  • 1st National Ophthalmology Research Round: Runner up, Junior Poster  [May 2013]
    Dr Ong Ee Lin, SNEC

  • ExxonMobil-NUS Research Fellowship for Clinicians  [Jul 2013]
    “A novel prednisolone acetate-loaded microfilm drug delivery system prolongs corneal allograft survival in corneal transplantation surgery”
    Dr Liu Yu-Chi, SERI

  • RiSE (Residency in SingHealth Excels) Awards: Outstanding Faculty Award  [Aug 2013]
    Prof Wong Tien Yin, SNEC

  • President’s Science and Technology Award: Young Scientist Award   [Sep 2013]
    “Research on genetics and heredity”
    Dr Khor Chiea Chuen, SERI

  • National Medical Research Council: Singapore Translational Research (STaR) Investigator Award  [Oct 2013]
    “Singapore diabetic retinopathy epidemiology, biomarkers and imaging (Dream) Program”
    Prof Wong Tien Yin, SERI

  • SingHealth Synergy: SingHealth Publish! Award (Outstanding)  [Nov 2013]
    “Prognostic factor analysis of vitrectomy for retinal detachment associated with myopic macular holes”
    Dr Laurence Lim, SNEC

  • SingHealth Synergy: SingHealth Publish! Award (Outstanding)  [Nov 2013]
    “Common variants near ABCA1 and in PMM2 are associated with primary open-angle glaucoma”
    A/Prof Eranga Vithana, SERI

  • SingHealth Synergy: SingHealth Publish! Award (Medical Research)  [Nov 2013]
    “ABCC5, a gene that influences the anterior chamber depth, is associated with primary angle closure glaucoma”
    Dr Monisha Esther Nongpiur, SERI

  • Wong Hock Boon Society: Singapore Medical Association Outstanding Mentor Award 2013  [Nov 2013]
    A/Prof Louis Tong, SNEC


International Awards

  • Alcon Research Institute Awardee  [May 2013]
    Prof Aung Tin, SERI

  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2013: Travel Grant  [May 2013]
    “Protein aggregation diseases: clinical manifestations to biochemical characterization for the intervention of TGFBIP-associated corneal dystrophies”
    Dr Elavazhagan Murugan, SERI

  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2013: Travel Grant  [May 2013]
    Dr Jayant Venkatramani Iyer, SNEC
    The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2013: Travel Grant  [May 2013]
    Dr Gavin Tan, SNEC

  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2013: Travel Grant  [May 2013]
    Dr Janice Lam, SNEC

  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2013: ARVO Fellow (Silver Award)  [May 2013]
    Prof Wong Tien Yin, SNEC

  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2013: ARVO Fellow (Gold Award)  [May 2013]
    Prof Roger Beuerman, SERI

  • Eisenhower Fellowships’ 2013 Southeast Asia Regional Program  [Aug 2013]
    Prof Wong Tien Yin, SNEC

  • 14th International Myopia Conference: 2013 Chew Sek Jin Memorial Lectureship Award [Aug 2013]
    “The epidemic of myopia in Asia and beyond: translations for public health and clinical practice”
    Prof Saw Seang Mei, SERI

  • Bangalore Ophthalmic Society (BOS) Submit 2013: Lifetime Achievement Gold Medal  [Aug 2013]
    Prof Roger Beuerman, SERI

  • The 7th International Conference on the Tear Film & Ocular Surface: Basic Science and Clinical Relevance: Travel Award [Sep 2013]
    Dr Tan Xiao Wei, SERI

  • ASEAN Outstanding Engineering Achievement Award: IES Prestigious Engineering Achievement Award 2013  [Sep 13]
    “AGLAIA: automatic glaucoma diagnosis and its genetic association study through medical image informatics”
    Dr Jimmy Liu, Dr Damon Wong, Prof Wong Tien Yin, Prof Aung Tin, Dr Baskaran Mani, A/Prof Cheng Ching-Yu, Dr Carol Cheung, Haslina Hamzah

  • ESASO 13th AMD and Retina Congress: Excellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award (XOVA)  [Oct 2013]
    “Global clinic - Himalayan vision care and education initiative”
    Dr Marcus Ang, SNEC
    Global Ophthalmology Awards Program: GOAP Research Award  [Nov 2013]
    “Identification of novel biomarkers in pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy and development of a novel molecular fluorescence-based retinal imaging diagnostic tool”
    Dr Su Xinyi, NUHS

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) 2013 Annual Meeting: Best Poster Award  [Nov 2013]
    “Prospective comparison of 2 interferon-γ release assays for tuberculous uveitis”
    Dr Marcus Ang, SNEC

  • Southeastern Chinese University of Technology: Guest Professor Award  [Feb 2014]
    Prof Roger Beuerman, SERI

  • 37th Annual Macula Society Meeting: The Macula Society 2014 Arnall Patz Medal  [Feb 2014]
    Prof Wong Tien Yin, SNEC