ASSOCIATE FACULTY MEMBER

Tin AUNG

Professor of Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
Deputy Director, Singapore Eye Research Institute
Senior Consultant & Head of Glaucoma Service, Singapore National Eye Centre

RESEARCH

KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 2013 De Campo Lecture Award, Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology

    2012 Faculty Outstanding Researcher Award, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore

    2011 Young Investigator Award (Lilian Foo, Determinants of Angle Width in Chinese Singaporeans), Singapore General Hospital 19th Annual Scientific Meeting - Frontiers of Medicine.

    2010 Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award

    2010 Best Paper Award (The Effect of Cataract Surgery on Trabeculectomy Function), American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Oct 16-19, 2010, Chicago, USA

    2010 Best Publications 2010, The Vision Research Community (Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy and Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Same or Different Disease? Prog Retin Eye Res 2010; 29: 19-29)

    2009 President's Science Award, A-STAR, Singapore

    2009 Singhealth GCEO Excellence Award in Biomedical Research

    2009 Best Scientific Paper (M Yang, T Aung, Comparison of anterior segment OCT and ultrasound biomicroscopy in the assessment of angle closure.). 7th Asian Angle Closure Glaucoma Club Meeting, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Dec 2009

    2008 National Medical Research Council- Biomedical Research Council Clinician Scientist Award (Senior Category)-Five Year Award

    2008 Distinguished Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology

    2007 Nakajima Award and Lecture, Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology

    2006 Singhealth Outstanding Publication Award

    2005 National Medical Research Council- Biomedical Research Council Clinician Scientist Investigator Award (Junior Category)- Three Year Award

    2003 The Eye Institute-Pfizer Research Prize for Best Original Paper

    2002 The Eye Institute-Pharmacia Research Prize for Outstanding Original Paper

    2001 ARVO / Santen Pharmaceutical Travel Fellowship Award, ARVO, USA

    2001 The Eye Institute-Pharmacia Research Prize for Best Original Paper

    2000 National Medical Research Council Singapore Totalisator Board Medical Research Fellowship

    2000 Young Investigator Award, National Joint Research Meeting in Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Singapore

    1997 Grace Ballas Travelling Fellowship, National Medical Research Council, Singapore

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