Tin Aung

Aung Tin

  • Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Senior Consultant, Department of Ophthalmology, National University Health System
Joint Appointment(s)
  • Executive Director, Singapore Eye Research Institute
  • Head, Glaucoma Research Group
  • Academic Vice Chair (Research), Academic Clinical Program for Ophthalmology, SingHealth / Duke-NUS Medical School
  • President, World Glaucoma Association
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
Recent Publications
  • 1. Nongpiur ME, Cheng CY, Duvesh R, Vijayan S, Baskaran M, Khor CC, Allen J, Kavitha S, Venkatesh R, Goh D et al. 2018 Jan. Evaluation of Primary Angle-Closure Glaucoma Susceptibility Loci in Patients with Early Stages of Angle-Closure Disease. Ophthalmology. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2017.11.016.
  • 2. Ting DSW, Cheung CY-L, Lim G, Tan GSW, Quang ND, Gan A, Hamzah H, Garcia-Franco R, Yeo IYS, Lee SY et al. 2017 Dec. Development and Validation of a Deep Learning System for Diabetic Retinopathy and Related Eye Diseases Using Retinal Images From Multiethnic Populations With Diabetes. JAMA-Journal of the American Medical Association. 318(22):2211-2223. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.18152.
  • 3. Chintalapudi SR, Maria D, Di Wang X, Bailey JNC, Allingham R, Brilliant M, Budenz D, Fingert J, Gaasterland D, Gaasterland T et al. 2017 Dec. Systems genetics identifies a role for Cacna2d1 regulation in elevated intraocular pressure and glaucoma susceptibility. Nature Communications. 8(1). doi: 10.1038/s41467-017-00837-5.
  • 4. Chua J, Thakku SG, Pham TH, Lee R, Tun TA, Nongpiur ME, Tan MCL, Wong TY, Quah JHM, Aung T et al. 2017 Dec. Automated Detection of Iris Furrows and their Influence on Dynamic Iris Volume Change. Scientific Reports. 7:17894. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-18039-w.
  • 5. Gao K, Li F, Aung T, Zhang X. 2017 Nov. Diurnal variations in the morphology of schlemm’s canal and intraocular pressure in healthy Chinese: An SS-OCT study. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 58(13):5777-5782. doi: 10.1167/iovs.17-22019.