Ming Lim undertook his undergraduate medical training at the University of Nottingham, UK. Following completing his paediatric neurology training in South London, and a period of doctoral research in the neuroscience department of the Institute of Psychiatry (London), he was appointed as Consultant Paediatric Neurologist at the Evelina London Children’s Hospital; and is a Reader in Paediatric Neurology within Faculty of Life Sciences & Medicine, King’s College London. He has a major interest in childhood inflammatory disorders and runs the regional paediatric brain and spine inflammation service. He works collaboratively with the Oxford Clinical Neurosciences Group on numerous studies to define childhood central nervous system autoimmune disorders. In addition, he also has a research interest in the inflammatory mechanisms in childhood onset neurodegenerative disorders.