Tong is a Research Fellow at Laboratory for Computational Neuroimaging, Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging, Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School. He is working with Prof. Bruce Fischl and Dr Ender Konukoglu. His research interest focuses on brain image analysis and machine learning techniques.

Tong received his Ph.D. on medical imaging at Biomedical Image Analysis group within the Department of Computing at Imperial College London (ICL), under the supervision of Prof. Daniel Rueckert. Before that, he got his M.Sc. on biomedical engineering from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) and his B.Sc. on biomedical engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT).