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Our Awards FY14-15

Local Awards

  • NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine 5th Annual Graduate Scientific Congress 2015: Singapore Medical Association Clinical Research Award  [Jan 2015]
    Dr Yip Wanfen, SERI

  • National Medical Research Council: Transition Award  [Jan 2015]
    Dr Ning Cheung, Danny, SNEC

  • SingHealth Synergy: SingHealth Publish! Award - Medical Research  [Nov 2014]
    "Molecular Mechanism of Transglutaminase-2 in Corneal Epithelial Migration and Adhesion"
    Assoc Prof Louis Tong, SNEC

  • Duke-NUS Khoo Clinical Scholar Program  [Nov 2014]
    "The Effect of Anti-vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (Anti-VEGF) on Choroidal Thickness"
    Dr Daniel Ting, SNEC

  • President's Technology Award (PTA)  [Nov 2014]
    "Development of a Suite of Novel Eye Image Analysis Technologies"
    Prof Wong Tien Yin, Prof Lee Mong Li, Prof Wynne Hsu

  • President's Technology Award (PTA)  [Nov 2014]
    "Development of a Platform for Sustained Release of Glaucoma Medication"
    Assoc Prof Tina Wong, Prof Subbu Venkatraman, Prof Freddy Boey

  • Arthur Lim Professorship in Ophthalmology  [Oct 2014]
    Prof Donald Tan, SNEC

  • SingHealth-Duke-NUS Scientific Congress: Best Oral Paper - Clinical Research (Junior)  [Sep 2014]
    "Aggregate Effect of Intraocular Pressure and Vertical Cup to Disc Ratio Genetic Variants on Glaucoma in A Multi-ethnic Asian Population."
    Dr Tham Yih Chung, SERI

  • SingHealth-Duke-NUS Scientific Congress: Best Oral Paper - Translational Research  [Sep 2014]
    "A Breakthrough Sustained Release Nanomedicine Offers Substantial Benefits Over Eyedrops for the Treatment of Glaucoma"
    Assoc Prof Tina Wong, SNEC

  • National Medical Research Council: Singapore Translational Research (STaR) Investigator Award  [May 2014]
    Prof Aung Tin, SERI

  • SingHealth / GCEO Excellence Awards 2014: Distinguished Young Researcher  [May 2014]
    Dr Marcus Ang, SNEC

  • Singapore East Rotary Club: Vocational Service Award  [Apr 2014]
    Sister Peck Chye Fong, SERI

  • National Ophthalmology Residents Research Day 2014: Eye Foundation Award (Junior Category) - Best Paper  [Apr 2014]
    "Angle Closure Glaucoma in Asians: Comparison of Biometric and Anterior Segment Parameters between Japanese and Chinese Subjects"
    Dr Henrietta Ho, SNEC

  • National Ophthalmology Residents Research Day 2014: Eye Foundation Award (Senior Category) - Best Paper  [Apr 2014]
    "Epidemiology, Clinical Features, and Treatment Outcomes of Orbital Inflammatory Disease: A 10-Year Review"
    Dr Stephanie Young, SNEC

  • National Ophthalmology Residents Research Day 2014: Eye Foundation Award (Junior Category) - Best Paper: 1st Runner Up  [Apr 2014]
    "Preliminary Results from the Sleep Apnea and Diabetic Retinopathy (SADR) Study"
    Dr Merwyn Chew, SNEC

  • National Ophthalmology Residents Research Day 2014: Eye Foundation Award (Junior Category) - Best Paper: 2nd Runner Up  [Apr 2014]
    "Awareness of Diabetes and Diabetic Retinopathy in a Multi-Ethnic Asian Population: The Singapore Epidemiology of Eye Diseases (SEED) Study"
    Dr Olivia Huang, SNEC

  • National Ophthalmology Residents Research Day 2014: Best Poster: 1st Runner Up  [Apr 2014]
    "Low Conversion Rate of Ocular to Generalized Myasthenia Gravis in an Asian Population"
    Dr Kelvin Teo, SNEC

  • National Medical Research Council: Transition Award  [Apr 2014]
    Dr Queenie Li Ling Jun, SERI

  • National Medical Research Council: Transition Award  [Apr 2014]
    Dr Anita Chan, SNEC


International Awards

  • Asia-Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2015: ARVO Travel Award  [Feb 2015]
    "Association of Lens Vault Related Parameters with Angle Closure"
    Dr Monisha Nongpiur, SERI

  • Asia-Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2015: ARVO Travel Award  [Feb 2015]
    "Association of Early Microvascular Damage in the Eye and Kidney with Risk of Cardiovascular Events in a Multi Ethnic Asian Population"
    Dr Carol Cheung, SERI

  • The College of Optometrists, College's Research Excellence Awards: Bernard Gilmartin OPO Award  [Nov 2014]
    Prof Saw Seang Mei, SERI

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) 2014: Academy's Achievement Award  [Oct 2014]
    Dr Chan Tat Keong, SNEC

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) 2014: Senior Achievement Award  [Oct 2014]
    Prof Aung Tin, SERI

  • European Association for Vision and Eye Research (EVER) 2014: EVER 2014 Travel Award  [Oct 2014]
    Dr Henrietta Ho, SNEC

  • Andhra Pradesh Ophthalmological Society 2014: Dr P Siva Reddy Oration Medal  [Oct 2014]
    Assoc Prof Jodhbir Mehta, SNEC

  • Austalasian Research Management Society (ARMS) 2014: ARMS Travel Award  [Sep 2014]
    Dr Zhou Ting, SERI

  • 30th Singapore-Malaysia Joint Meeting in Ophthalmology: Best E-Poster Presentation  [Aug 2014]
    "Genetic Risk Factors of Recruitment Cytomegalovirus Uveitis in Immunocompetent Individuals"
    Dr Jay Siak, SNEC

  • Bombay Ophthalmology Society: Gold Medal in Ophthalmology  [Jul 2014]
    Assoc Prof Jodhbir Mehta, SNEC

  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology 2014: APAO Distinguished Service Award  [Apr 2014]
    Dr Carol Cheung, SERI

  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology 2014: APAO Distinguished Service Award  [Apr 2014]
    Dr Cordelia Chan, SNEC

  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology 2014: Travel Award  [Apr 2014]
    Dr Liu Yu-Chi, SERI

  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology 2014: Travel Award  [Apr 2014]
    Mr Kevin John Selva, SERI

  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology 2014: APAO Nakajima Award  [Apr 2014]
    Assoc Prof Gemmy Cheung, SNEC

  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology 2014: APAO Achievement Award  [Apr 2014]
    Assoc Prof Cheng Ching-Yu, SERI

  • Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology 2014: APAO Outstanding Prevention of Blindness Award  [Apr 2014]
    Assoc Prof Cheng Ching-Yu, SERI