Awards & Lectures

Tano Lecture

The APVRS Tano Lecture was established in 2009 in memory of Prof Yasuo Tano, APVRS’ founding President. Every year, the APVRS honors an individual of over 45 years of age for exemplary leadership and significant contributions in advancing the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of vitreoretinal diseases with the APVRS Tano Lecture. A list of previous awardees is given below:

4th APVRS Congress (2009) Stanley Chang (U.S.)
5th APVRS Congress (2010) Jost Jonas (Germany)
6th APVRS Congress (2011) Alexander Brucker (U.S.)
7th APVRS Congress (2012) Steve Charles (U.S.)
8th APVRS Congress (2013) Ian Constable (Australia)
9th APVRS Congress (2015) Tien-Yin Wong (Singapore)
10th APVRS Congress (2016) Xiaoxin Li (China)
11th APVRS Congress (2017) Taraprasad Das (India)

 

Constable Lecture

The APVRS Constable Lecture was established in 2016 in honor of Prof Ian Constable, APVRS’ Past President. The Constable Lecture awards individuals of 45 years old or below for outstanding contributions in advancing the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of vitreoretinal diseases. A list of previous awardees is given below:

10th APVRS Congress (2016) Jay Chhablani (India)
11th APVRS Congress (2017) Timothy Lai (Hong Kong)

 

APVRS International Award Lecture

The APVRS International Award Lecture was established in 2017. The APVRS International Award Lecture is to honor individuals who fulfill the requirements of the Named Lectures, but are from beyond the Asia-Pacific region. There are no age restrictions for this Lecture. The first awardee of the APVRS APVRS International Award Lecture is as below:

11th APVRS Congress (2017) Neil Bressler (US)