A/Prof Sunny Hei Wong
Associate Professor of Nutrition, Digestion and Metabolism, LKCMedicine;
Programme Director of Microbiome Medicine, LKCMedicine;
Assistant Dean, Academic Medicine, LKCMedicine; Scientist Module Lead, Gastrointestinal System, LKCMedicine

Dr Sunny Wong is a clinician-scientist and an Associate Professor at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University Singapore.

Assoc Professor Wong received his MBChB with Honors at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and his DPhil in University of Oxford on human genetics and infectious diseases. He completed his clinical training in gastroenterology and endoscopy in the Prince of Wales Hospital Hong Kong.

Assoc Professor Wong main research interest is on gut microbiome, investigating the host-microbe interaction in digestive and metabolic diseases, and exploring this for discovery of novel biomarkers and therapeutics. He has won several awards, including the Asia Pacific Digestive Week Emerging Leaders Lectureship (2021), the Sir David Todd Lectureship (2020), the Lo Ying Shek Chi Wai Foundation Meritorious Research Award (2020), and the Croucher Foundation Award (2014). He has published over 160 peer-reviewed articles including papers in Nature Genetics, Nature Communications, Gastroenterology and Gut. He is currently an Associate Editor for the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Programme Details

Day 1, 12 October 2023 , Thursday, 1220 – 1230hrs
Session 2: 12 Oct 2023, Thurs, 1100 – 1230hrs
Track : Track 1D: ACSI: Journey from Clinicians to Scientists and Innovators (Garnet 214 - 215)
Topic : Q&A (Track 1D)