A/Prof Sunny Wong
Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine
Nanyang Technological University Singapore
Dr Sunny Wong is an Associate Professor at the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University Singapore. He received his MBChB at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and his PhD in University of Oxford on human genetics. He completed his clinical training in gastroenterology in the Prince of Wales Hospital Hong Kong. His 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 performed several studies on faecal microbiota transplantation on Clostridioides difficile infection and metabolic diseases. He has won several awards, including the Asia Pacific Digestive Week Emerging Leaders Lectureship (2021), the Hong Kong College of Physicians Sir David Todd Lectureship (2020) and the Croucher Foundation Award (2014). He has published over 170 peer-reviewed articles including papers in Nature Communications, Gastroenterology and Gut, and is currently an Associate Editor for the Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.