30 Apr 2021

The Academy of Medicine, Singapore warmly congratulates Assistant Master (Academic Affairs), Professor Wong Tien Yin, for being featured as one of Asia’s most outstanding researchers on the Asian Scientist 100 list (2021 edition) by Asian Scientist Magazine.

Now in its sixth run, the Asian Scientist 100 is an annual listing that highlights and celebrates the achievements of researchers, innovators and leaders across a range of scientific disciplines. Honourees making it to the list have either been awarded national or international prizes for their research, made significant scientific discoveries, or provided leadership in academia or industry.

Professor Wong is being recognised for his election in 2020 as an international member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) for his contributions to the diagnosis and prevention of major eye diseases. He is the Medical Director of Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC), one of the largest tertiary eye hospitals in Asia, and is concurrently the Vice Dean of Office of Academic and Clinical Development, Duke-NUS Medical School.

In addition to winning numerous awards for his clinical service and academic research, Professor Wong has received acknowledgement as the top researcher from two universities – the Outstanding Researcher Award from National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Woodward Medal from the University of Melbourne. He has also published papers in many medical journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine and the Lancet, and given over 300 invited lectures internationally.

Please join us in congratulating Professor Wong on the recognition of his contributions.