Prof Wong Tien Yin ranked as world's top eye disease researcher

December 2, 2013

Professor Wong Tien Yin, Executive Director, SERI, has come up top in a global ranking of eye disease experts. He also ranks top in his field of specialty, diabetic retinopathy. Conducted by ExpertScape, the ranking looks at the number, type and authorship of publications indexed on PubMed, the central database for scientific journal articles. Professors Aung Tin, Deputy Executive Director, SERI, and Ecosse Lamoureux, Head, Health Service Research Group, Data Management and Population Health Platforms, SERI, also made it into the top 35 worldwide in eye disease research and treatment.

For more on the ranking, click here.

As further validation of his international standing and expertise, Prof Wong, who is also Group Director, Research, SingHealth, will be awarded the 2014 Arnall Patz Medal by the Macula Society. This prestigious award is given for outstanding contributions in the study of retinal vascular and macular diseases. He will receive the medal in February 2014.

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