Tien Yin Wong, MD, PhD

Dr. Wong is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore and the Director of the Singapore Eye Research Institute. He balances clinical work as a retinal specialist and a scientist. Wong leads a broad-based research program focused on discovering epidemiology and treatment of eye diseases, with particular interest in age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. He has published more than 500 papers. His work has been recognized internationally with numerous awards, including the Alcon Research Institute Award, the Sandra Doherty Award from the American Heart Association, and Novartis Prize in Diabetes, (Global Young Investigator). Wong is on the editorial boards of the American Journal of Ophthalmology, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Ophthalmic Epidemiology, and Diabetes Care.