Tin Aung

Aung Tin

  • Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Visiting Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, National University Hospital
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Executive Director, Singapore Eye Research Institute
  • Head, Glaucoma Research Group and Clinical Research/ Trials Research Platform, Singapore Eye Research Institute
  • Deputy Medical Director (Research), Singapore National Eye Centre
  • Senior Consultant, Glaucoma Department, Singapore National Eye Centre
  • Vice Chair (Research), Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Academic Clinical Program, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
  • Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Professor of Ophthalmology, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore
Academic Qualifications
  • PhD, University College London, University of London, United Kingdom
  • MBBS, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • MMed, Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • FRCS, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • FRCOphth, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, United Kingdom
  • FAMS, Academy of Medicine, Singapore
Research Interest(s)
  • Ophthalmic Genetics
  • Glaucoma
  • Clinical Trials
Recent Publications
  • 1. Tedja, M. S., Wojciechowski, R., Hysi, P. G., Eriksson, N., Furlotte, N. A., Verhoeven, V. J. M., . . . Klaver, C. C. W. (2018). Genome-wide association meta-analysis highlights light-induced signaling as a driver for refractive error. NATURE GENETICS, 50(6), 834-+. doi:10.1038/s41588-018-0127-7.
  • 2. Iglesias, A. I., Mishra, A., Vitart, V., Bykhovskaya, Y., Hoehn, R., Springelkamp, H., . . . MacGregor, S. (2018). Cross-ancestry genome-wide association analysis of corneal thickness strengthens link between complex and Mendelian eye diseases. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 9, 11 pages. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-03646-6.
  • 3. Nongpiur, M. E., Cheng, C. -Y., Duvesh, R., Vijayan, S., Baskaran, M., Khor, C. -C., . . . Vithana, E. N. (2018). Evaluation of Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma Susceptibility Loci in Patients with Early Stages of Angle-Closure Disease. OPHTHALMOLOGY, 125(5), 664-670. doi:10.1016/j.ophtha.2017.11.016.
  • 4. Fea, A. M., Dallorto, L., Lavia, C., Pignata, G., Rolle, T., & Aung, T. (2018). Long-term outcomes after acute primary angle closure of Caucasian chronic angle closure glaucoma patients. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 46(3), 232-239. doi:10.1111/ceo.13024.
  • 5. Shiga, Y., Akiyama, M., Nishiguchi, K. M., Sato, K., Shimozawa, N., Takahashi, A., . . . Kubo, M. (2018). Genome-wide association study identifies seven novel susceptibility loci for primary open-angle glaucoma. HUMAN MOLECULAR GENETICS, 27(8), 1486-1496. doi:10.1093/hmg/ddy053.