Professor Wong Tien Yin
Chairman of Science & Innovation
Advisory Group, plano Pte Ltd
Professor Wong completed residency ophthalmology training at the Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC), and medical retinal fellowships at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA and University of Sydney, Australia. He has a MPH and PhD from the Johns Hopkins University, USA. As Chair of Ophthalmology and Medical Director of SNEC, Professor Wong helms one of the largest tertiary eye hospital and research institute in Asia.
Professor Wong is a retinal specialist with a clinical practice focusing on major retinal diseases, and leads nation-wide research studies. He has published >1,000 peer‐reviewed papers, given >300 invited plenary, symposium and named lectures globally.
Over the years of practice, Professor Wong has been recognized nationally and internationally with numerous awards, most notably the Alcon Research Institute Award, the Australian Commonwealth Health Minister’s Award, the President’s Science Award in 2010, and the President’s Science and Technology Award in 2014.