Kah Leong Lim, Ph.D

Professor Lim Kah Leong is Vice-Dean (Research), who leads the strategic development and implementation of the School’s research programme. He is also a President’s Chair in Translational Neuroscience. Professor Lim works closely with the Dean and the senior leadership of LKCMedicine, NTU and Imperial College London to advance institutional initiatives for research excellence.

Professor Lim obtained his Ph.D. from the Singapore Institute of Molecular & Cell Biology in 1999. Thereafter, he did his postdoctoral training firstly at the Department of Pathology in Harvard Medical School (2000-2001), and subsequently at the Department of Neurology in Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2001-2002) where he worked on the topic of Parkinson’s disease with Professor Ted Dawson.

Prior to joining LKCMedicine, Professor Lim was Head of the Department of Physiology at the National University of Singapore Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine and Deputy Research Director at the National Neuroscience Institute. Professor Lim has received numerous awards including the prestigious (Singapore) President’s Science Award (Team) and the Singapore Neuroscience Association Distinguished Neuroscientist Award.