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Our Awards FY13-14

Local Awards

  • 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"
    Assoc 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]
    Assoc Prof Louis Tong, SNEC

  • 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

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

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

  • GCEO Excellence Awards 2013: Outstanding Educator Award  [May 2013]
    Assoc 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]
    Assoc 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


International Awards

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 2013]
    "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, Assoc Prof Cheng Ching-Yu, Dr Carol Cheung, Ms Haslina Hamzah

  • 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

  • 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