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DR Raymond Wong

Positions

  • Cellular Reprogramming
  • Ophathalmology
  • Pluripotent stem cell

Overview

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  • Dr Wong is a Principal Investigator at the Centre for Eye Research Australia & University of Melbourne with expertise in human pluripotent stem cells, ophthalmology and cellular reprogramming. Dr Wong's previous research in the past 12 years has led to improvement of the method to grow human embryonic stem cells and method to generate human induced pluripotent stem cells. Currently, Dr Wong's research focuses on developing methods to turn human pluripotent stem cells into retinal cells and facilitating the development of cell replacement therapies for retinal diseases. Another aim of his current research is to utilize human stem cells to model and study pathological progression of various retinal diseases to improve treatment options.

    wongcb@unimelb.edu.au   

Publications

Selected publications

Research

Additional Grant Information

  • 2013-2016 Cranbourne Foundation Fellowship 2011-2012
    National Institutes for Health Visiting Fellow award 2008-2009
    California Institute for Regenerative Medicine Post-doctoral Training Fellowship   

Awards

Education and training

  • Postdoc, National Institute on Aging 2011
  • PhD, Monash University 2007
  • Postdoc, University of California - Irvine 2007
  • B.Sci (Hons), Monash University 2003
  • B.Biomed, University of Melbourne 2002

Awards and honors

  • Not in List, 2013
  • Australian Stem Cell Centre Postgraduate Travel Award (Round 1), Australian Stem Cell Centre, 2006
  • Australian Stem Cell Centre Premier Postgraduate Research Scholarship, Australian Stem Cell Centre, 2006
  • Monash Institute of Medical Research Annual Student Symposium Oral Presentation Award, Monash Institute of Medical Research, 2006
  • New York Stem Cell Foundation Travel Award, New York Stem Cell Foundation, 2006
  • Monash Postgraduate Travel Grant, Monash University, 2006
  • Australian Stem Cell Centre Postgraduate Travel Award (Round 2), Australian Stem Cell Centre, 2006
  • Monash Institute of Medical Research Annual Student Symposium Team Player Award, Monash Institute of Medical Research, 2005
  • Australian Stem Cell Centre Postgraduate Conference Grant, Australian Stem Cell Centre, 2004
  • Faculty Postgraduate Excellence Award, Monash University, 2004
  • Australian Postgraduate Award, Australian government, 2004
  • 2nd Australian Stem Cell Centre Scientific Conference Poster Award, Australian Stem Cell Centre, 2004
  • Part-time Student Scholarship, Monash University, 2002
  • Vacation Scholarship, Monash Institute of Medical Research, 2002

Supervision

Available for supervision

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