Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Critical Care
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Pediatric Critical Care
Dr. Michelle Lim is a pediatric critical care physician offering care for pediatric patients with critically illl conditions. She has a special clinical interests in management of acute respiratory distress syndrome, lung protective strategies with invasive mechanical ventilation, and multi-organ system dysfunction.
Dr. Lim's research is focused on the study of pathophysiological mechanisms of pediatric multi-organ dysfunction syndrome (MODS) and acute respiratory syndrome (ARDS). She is currently studying the role of the RAGE-axis in critical illness.
Pediatric Critical Care
B.S., UCLA, Los Angeles CA 2007
M.D., UC Davis, Sacramento CA 2013
Pediatrics, UCLA, Los Angeles CA 2013-2014
Pediatrics, UCLA, Los Angeles CA 2014-2016
Pediatric Critical Care, UCLA, Los Angeles CA 2016-2019
Society of Critical Care Medicine Snapshot Research Award, Silver Medal, 2022
UC Davis Golden Apple Teaching Award, Pediatric Residency, 2022
UCLA Mattel Children’s Annual Fellow Research Symposium, Department of Pediatrics Shapiro Award, 2019
Society of Critical Care Medicine Snapshot Fellow Research Award, Bronze Medal, 2019
Pediatric Academic Society (PAS) Travels Award’s Program for Young Investigators, 2017
Lim MJ, Zinter MS, Chen L, Wong KMY, Bhalla A, Gala K, Guglielmo M, Alkhouli M, Huard LL, Hanudel MR, Vangala S, Schwingshackl A, Matthay M, Sapru A. Beyond the Alveolar Epithelium: Plasma Soluble Receptor for Advanced Glycation End Products Is Associated With Oxygenation Impairment, Mortality, and Extrapulmonary Organ Failure in Children With Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Crit Care Med. 2022 May 1;50(5):837-847. doi:10.1097/CCM.0000000000005373. Epub 2021 Oct 25. PMID:34678846.
Hanudel MR, Zinter MS, Chen L, Gala K, Lim M, Guglielmo M, Deshmukh T, Vangala S, Matthay M, Sapru A. Plasma total fibroblast growth factor 23 levels are associated with acute kidney injury and mortality in children with acute respiratory distress syndrome. PLoS One. 2019 Sep 5;14(9):e0222065. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0222065. PMID:31487315.
Zinter MS, Delucchi KL, Kong MY, Orwoll BE, Spicer AS, Lim MJ, Alkhouli MF, Ratiu AE, McKenzie AV, McQuillen PS, Dvorak CC, Calfee CS, Matthay MA, Sapru A. Early Plasma Matrix Metalloproteinase Profiles. A Novel Pathway in Pediatric Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 Jan 15;199(2):181-189. doi:10.1164/rccm.201804-0678OC. PMID:30114376.