Miranda M. Lim MD, PhD

Oregon Health & Science University

Dr. Miranda Lim earned her combined MD/PhD degrees from Emory University in Atlanta in 2006 and completed a neurology residency at Washington University in Saint Louis in 2010. There, she studied the role of orexin and the sleep-wake cycle in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease in Dr. David Holtzman’s laboratory (Kang, Lim et al., Science 2009). She continued fellowship training in Sleep Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, where she studied the mechanisms underlying sleep disturbances in traumatic brain injury (TBI) (Lim et al., Science Translational Medicine 2013. Dr. Lim is currently an Assistant Professor at the VA Portland Health Care System and Oregon Health and Science University, and is the recipient of a VA Career Development Award to perform translational sleep research in both mouse models and Veterans in the chronic phase of recovery from mild TBI.