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Tin Aung

The Power List 2018


Tin Aung

Executive Director, Singapore Eye Research Institute; Deputy Medical Director (Research) and Senior Consultant of the Glaucoma Department, Singapore National Eye Centre; Professor of Ophthalmology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Tin is a clinician-scientist whose research interests include angle-closure glaucoma and the molecular genetics of eye diseases. He is also active in clinical research, having conducted studies on therapeutics, imaging, screening and surgical outcomes of glaucoma. Tin says that one of his career highlights was helping to organize worldwide consortia for glaucoma genetics.

What drives you day-to-day?

“Challenging patients and tough research questions.”


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