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Michael Lim MD

Michael Lim MD

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery; Director of Brain Tumor Immunotherapy, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

Dr. Michael Lim is an Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Oncology and Radiation Oncology at Johns Hopkins.  Dr. Lim’s surgical interest is in both benign and malignant brain tumors, with a particular interest in gliomas. He is the Director of the Brain Tumor Immunotherapy Program at Johns Hopkins.   Dr. Lim’s primary research interest is developing immune-based therapies against brain tumors.  His research laboratory is focused on understanding the mechanisms of immune evasion by primary brain tumors.   Dr. Lim’s laboratory focuses particularly in checkpoint inhibitors and signaling pathways behind immune modulation.  In addition to running a laboratory, he also directs the immunotherapy clinical trials program at Johns Hopkins.  He currently serves as the principal investigator of several large multi-center brain tumor immunotherapy clinical trials. 


Dr. Lim reported the following disclosures:
  • Research Support: Arbor, Aegenus, Altor, BMS, Immunocellular, Celldex, Accuray
  • Consultant:Aegenus, BMS, Regeneron, Oncorus, Boston Biomedical, Tocagen
  • Non-research: Consultant - Stryker, Baxter