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Gemmy Cheung, MD., Ophthalmology

Professor Dr. Gemmy Cheung is currently Professor, Duke-NUS Medical School, National University of Singapore, and Head of the Medical Retina Department, Singapore National Eye Center. She also heads the Retina Research Group at the Singapore Eye Research Institute. Her research focuses on Asian retinal diseases, specifically age-related macular degeneration (AMD), polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) and myopic macular degeneration (MMD). Prof Cheung has published >200 peer-reviewed articles, and >10 book chapters, and has completed a number of clinical trials in anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapies in the capacity of principle investigator. Prof. Cheung has received a number of prestigious awards, including the APAO Outstanding Service in Prevention of Blindness Award (2013), the APAO Nakajima Award (2014) and Achievement Award (2017), the Young Investigator Award (Macula Society 2017), the AAO Achievement award (2017), AAO Secretariat Award (2018), as well as the APVRS Constable lectureship in 2018.