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Collaborations

The NUS Eye Department plays a pivotal role in vision research in Singapore, within the auspices of the Singapore Eye Research Institute, with basic research and visual psychophysics laboratories, and wide national clinical eye disease databases. The scope of vision research focuses on clinical, epidemiological and translational research on diseases particularly relevant or prevalent in Asian eyes, and some broad areas include research into myopia, corneal and ocular surface disorders, adult limbal and conjunctival stem cell transplantation, Asian glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, age-related macular degeneration and corneal refractive surgery. The department is involved in numerous research collaborations with local and international institutions including the following:

With Other Departments & Faculties
  • Dept of Anatomy, NUS
  • Dept of Biochemistry NUS
  • Dept of Biological Science, NUS
  • Dept of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, NUS
  • Dept of Chemistry, NUS
  • Dept of COFM, NUS
  • Dept of Microbiology
  • Faculty of Computer Science, NUS
With Other Universities
  • Hiroshima Medical University, Japan
  • Imperial College London, UK
  • Institute of Molecular Biology, Mahidol University, Thailand
  • Johns Hopkins University, USA
  • School of Materials Engineering, NTU, Singapore
  • School of Mechanical and Production Engineering, NTU, Singapore
  • The Chinese University of Hong Kong
  • University College London, UK
  • University of Melbourne, Australia
  • University of Sydney, Australia
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • University of Wisconsin, USA
  • University of Colorado, USA
  • Yamagata University, Japan
  • Yamanashi University, Japan
With Industry
  • ALCON
  • ALLERGAN
  • ARGUS
  • BAUSCH & LOMB
  • DIGITAL HEALTHCARE
  • NEUROVISION INC
  • OCULEX PHARMACEUTICALS
  • VALLEY FORGE PHARMACEUTICALS
With Research Institutions & Hospitals
  • Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, India
  • Centre for Eye Research Australia, Australia
  • French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), France
  • Institute of Ophthalmology, London, UK
  • Lions Eye Institute, Australia
  • Lions Aravind Institute of Community Ophthalmology, India
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, UK
  • National Cancer Centre (NCC)
  • National Institute of Health (NIH), USA
  • National University Hospital (NUH), Singapore
  • Sankara Nethralaya Hospital, Chennai, India
  • Singapore Eye Research Institute (SERI), Singapore
  • Singapore General Hospital (SGH), Singapore
  • Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC), Singapore
  • SingHealth Research, Singapore
  • The Cleveland Clinic, USA
  • The Eye Institute, National Healthcare Group (NHG), Singapore
  • The New York Eye & Ear Infirmary, USA
  • The National Eye Institute, NIH, USA
  • Tongren Hospital, Beijing, China
  • Waterfront Regional Hospital, Ireland
With Government agencies, statutory boards, etc.
  • Biomedical Research Council (BMRC)
  • DMRI (DSTA)
  • Health Promotion Board (HPB)
  • National Medical Research Council (NMRC)