Vinh is an A*STaR Fellowship award holder. He qualifies with a PhD from NUS from the lab of Fu Xin-Yuan where he worked with Barbara B. Knowles and Davor Solter on STAT signaling pathway. Following a postdoctoral fellowship in the lab of Azim Surani in Cambridge, he is now back in Singapore with a mission to conquer new ground in Cardiovascular Biology. He has a son who is less than a year old and loves spending time with his wife and son when not in the lab. Watching his son grow up is one of his greatest pride and joy in life right now.