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Miranda M. Lim, MD, PhD
lmir @ ohsu . edu
(503) 220-8262 ext 57404
(503) 402-2823 (fax)
Portland VA Medical Center
3710 SW Veterans Hospital Rd
Building 101, Rm 404A
Mail code: P3-RD42
Portland, OR 97239
3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd
Portland, OR 97239


Peer-reviewed publications

Most recent articles are listed first

Recent Publications

  1. Published in Scientific Reports (2018) in press
    • Strong correlation of novel sleep electroencephalography coherence markers with diagnosis and severity of PTSD.
  2. Published in Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine (2018) in press
    • Sleep disturbances in Veterans: The impact of chronic pain, traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder.
  3. Published in Behavioral Neurology (2018)
  4. Published in Journal of Neurotrauma (2018)
  5. Published in Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism (2018)
  6. Published in Behavioral Neurology (2018)
  7. Published in Frontiers in Neurology (2018)
  8. Published in Journal of Clinical Sleep (2018)
  9. Published in SLEEP (2018)
  10. Published in Frontiers in Neurology (2017)
  11. Published in Current Sleep Medicine Reports (2017)
  12. Modarres MH, Kuzma NN, Kretzmer T, Pack AI, and Lim MM.
    EEG slow waves in traumatic brain injury: Convergent findings in mouse and man.
    Neurobiology of Sleep and Circadian Rhythms. 2:59-70 (January 2017).
    PMID: 28018987. PMCID: PMC.... DOI: 10.1016/j.nbscr.2016.06.001
  13. Kang P, de Bruin GS, Wang LH, Ward BA, Ances BM, Lim MM#, Bucelli RC#.
    Sleep pathology in Creutzfeld-Jakob disease.
    Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine. 12(7):1033-9 (July 15, 2016).
    PMID: 27250807. PMCID: PMC4918986. DOI: 10.5664/jcsm.5944
  14. Sandsmark DK, Kumar MA, Woodward CS, Schmitt SE, Park S, and Lim MM.
    Sleep Features on Continuous Electroencephalography Predict Rehabilitation Outcomes After Severe Traumatic Brain Injury.
    Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation. 31(2):101-7 (2016).
    PMID: 26959664. PMCID: TBA. DOI: 10.1097/HTR.0000000000000217.
  15. Elkind J*, Lim MM*, Johnson BN, Palmer CP, Putnam BJ, Kirschen MP, and Cohen AS.
    Efficacy, dosage and duration of action of branched chain amino acid therapy for traumatic brain injury.
    Frontiers in Neurology. 6:73 (2015).
    PMID: 25870584. PMCID: PMC4378292. DOI: 10.3389/fneur.2015.00073
  16. Lim MM, Elkind J, Xiong G, Galante R, Zhu J, Zhang L, Lian J, Rodin J, Kuzma NN, Pack AI* and Cohen AS*.
    Dietary Therapy Mitigates Persistent Wake Deficits Caused by Mild Traumatic Brain Injury.
    Science Translational Medicine. 5(215):215ra173 (2013).
    PMID: 24337480. PMCID: PMC3951738. DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3007092
  17. Musiek ES, Lim MM, Yang G, Bauer AQ, Qi L, Lee Y, Roh JH, Ortiz-Gonzalez X, Dearborn JT, Culver JP, Herzog ED, Hogenesch JB, Wozniak DF, Dikranian K, Giasson BI, Weaver DR, Holtzman DM, Fitzgerald GA.
    Circadian clock proteins regulate neuronal redox homeostasis and neurodegeneration.
    Journal of Clinical Investigation. 123(12):5389-5400 (2013).
    PMID: 24270424. PMCID: PMC3859381. DOI: 10.1172/JCI70317
  18. Wang LH, Bucelli RC, Patrick E, Rajderkar D, Alvarez EA, Lim MM, Debruin G, Sharma V, Dahiya S, Schmidt RE, Benzinger TS, Ward BA, Ances BM. Role of magnetic resonance imaging, cerebrospinal fluid, and electroencephalogram in diagnosis of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease.
    Journal of Neurology. 260(2):498-506 (2013).
    PMID: 22968768. PMCID: PMC3651672. DOI: 10.1007/s00415-012-6664-6
  19. Willie JT*, Lim MM*, Bennett RE, Azarion AA, Schwetye KE, Brody DL. Controlled Cortical Impact Traumatic Brain Injury Acutely Disrupts Wakefulness and Extracellular Orexin Dynamics asDetermined by Intracerebral Microdialysis in Mice.
    Journal of Neurotrauma. 29(10):1908-21 (2012).
    PMID: 22607167. PMCID: PMC3390985. DOI: 10.1089/neu.2012.2404
  20. Lim MM, Xu J, Holtzman DM, Mach RH. Sleep deprivation differentially affects dopamine receptor subtypes in mouse striatum.
    Neuroreport. 22(10):489-93 (2011).
    PMID: 21642879. PMCID: PMC3116438. DOI: 10.1097/WNR.0b013e32834846a0
  21. Zeng C, Pan F, Jones LA, Lim MM, Griffin EA, Sheline YI, Mintun MA, Holtzman DM, Mach RH. Evaluation of 5-ethynyl-2'-deoxyuridine staining as a sensitive and reliable method for studying cell proliferation in the adult nervous system.
    Brain Research. 1319:21-32 (2010).
    PMID: 20064490. PMCID: PMC2826567. DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2009.12.092
  22. Kang JE, Lim MM, Bateman RJ, Lee JJ, Smyth LP, Cirrito JR, Fujiki N, Nishino S, Holtzman DM.
    Amyloid-β dynamics are regulated by orexin and the sleep-wake cycle.
    Science. 326(5955): 1005-7 (2009).
    PMID: 19779148. PMCID: PMC2789838. DOI: 10.1126/science.1180962
  23. Lim MM, Liu Y, Ryabinin AE, Bai Y, Wang ZX, Young LJ.
    CRF receptors in the nucleus accumbens modulate partner preference in prairie voles.
    Hormones and Behavior. 51(4):508-15 (2007).
    PMID: 16890230. PMCID: PMC2128037. DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2007.01.006
  24. Bales KL, Plotsky PM, Young LJ, Lim MM, Grotte N, Ferrer E, Carter CS.
    Neonatal oxytocin manipulations have long-lasting, sexually dimorphic effects on vasopressin receptors.
    Neuroscience. 144(1):38-45 (2007).
    PMID: 17055176. PMCID: PMC1774559. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuroscience.2006.09.009
  25. Lim MM, Tsivkovskaia NO, Bai Y, Young LJ, Ryabinin AE.
    Distribution of corticotropin-releasing factor and urocortin-1 in the vole brain.
    Brain, Behavior, and Evolution. 68(4):229-40 (2006).
    PMID: 16816534. PMCID: PMC1828133. DOI: 10.1159/000094360.
  26. Hunter RG, Lim MM, Philpot KB, Young LJ, Kuhar MJ.
    Species differences in brain distribution of CART mRNA and peptide between prairie and meadow voles.
    Brain Research. 1048(1-2): 12-23 (2005).
    PMID: 15919059. DOI: 10.1016/j.brainres.2005.04.032
  27. Hammock EAD, Lim MM, Nair HP, Young LJ.
    Association of vasopressin 1a receptor levels with a regulatory microsatellite and behavior.
    Genes, Brain and Behavior. 4(5): 289-301 (2005).
    PMID: 16011575. DOI: 10.1111/j.1601-183X.2005.00119.x
  28. Lim MM, Nair HP, and Young LJ. Species and sex differences in brain distribution of CRF receptor subtypes 1 and 2 inmonogamous and promiscuous vole species.
    Journal of Comparative Neurology. 487(1): 75-92 (2005).
    PMID: 15861459. PMCID: PMC1566192. DOI: 10.1002/cne.20532
  29. Lim MM, Wang ZX, Olazabal DE, Ren XH, Terwilliger EF, and Young LJ.
    Enhanced partner preference in a promiscuous species by manipulating the expression of a single gene.
    Nature. 429(6993): 754-7 (2004).
    PMID: 15201909. DOI: 10.1038/nature02539
  30. Lim MM, Hammock EAD, and Young LJ.
    A method for acetylcholinesterase staining of brain sections previously processed for receptor autoradiography.
    Biotechnic and Histochemistry. 79(1): 11-6 (2004).
    PMID: 15223749. DOI: 10.1080/10520290410001671344
  31. Lim MM, Murphy AZ, and Young LJ.
    Ventral striato-pallidal oxytocin and vasopressin V1a receptors in the monogamous prairie vole (Microtus ochrogaster).
    Journal of Comparative Neurology. 468(4): 555-70 (2004).
    PMID: 14689486. DOI: 10.1002/cne.10973

Reviews, commentaries, letters, and book chapters

Most recent publications are listed first

  1. Lim MM, Ju YS (2016). A reply to "To travel or not to travel: The modern day struggle of the academic researcher".
    Annals of Neurology. 79(2):333 (February 2016).
    PMID: 26702878. DOI: 10.1002/ana.24589
  2. Lim MM, Szymusiak R. Neurobiology of Arousal and Sleep: Updates and Insights Into Neurological Disorders.
    Current Sleep Medicine Reports. 1(2):91-100 (2015).
    PMID: TBA. PMCID: TBA. DOI: 10.1007/s40675-015-0013-0
  3. Lim MM, Gerstner JR, Holtzman DM. The sleep-wake cycle and Alzheimer's disease: what do we know?
    Neurodegenerative Disease Management. 4(5):351-62 (2014).
    PMID: 25405649. PMCID: PMC4257134. DOI: 10.2217/nmt.14.33
  4. Lim MM, Gurubhagavatula I (2012).
    Cardiovascular risk in patients with obstructive sleep apnea - Pathophysiology, epidemiology and management.
    Book chapter published in Current Advances in Cardiovascular Risk.
    Edited by Sandeep Saha, NOVA Medical Publishers in Hauppage, New York. pp. 421-38.
  5. Lim MM, Young LJ (2006). Neurobiology of the social brain: Lessons from animal models about social relationships.
    Book chapter in Relational Process and DSM-V. Edited by Stephen Beach and the Fetzer Institute for the AAPI. pp. 21-38.
  6. Lim MM, Young LJ. Neuropeptidergic regulation of affiliative behavior and social bonding in animals.
    Hormones and Behavior. 50(4):506-17 (2006).
    PMID: 16890230. DOI: 10.1016/j.yhbeh.2006.06.028
  7. Lim MM, Young LJ (2006). The Neurobiology of Social Bonds and Affiliation.
    Book chapter in The Development of Social Engagement: Neurobiological Perspectives.
    Edited by Peter J. Marshall and Nathan A. Fox, Oxford Press. pp 171-96.
    DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168716.003.0007
  8. Lim MM, Bielsky IF, and Young LJ.
    Vasopressin and oxytocin in social recognition and bonding: Potential animal models of autism.
    International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience. 23(2-3): 235-43 (2005).
    PMID: 15749248. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijdevneu.2004.05.006
  9. Lim MM, Hammock EAD, and Young LJ.
    Vole species as an animal model for the evolution of social behavior: From genes to brain to behavior.
    Acta Zoologica Sinica. 50(4): 479-89 (2004).
  10. Lim MM, Hammock EAD, and Young LJ. The role of vasopressin in the genetic and neural regulation of monogamy.
    Journal of Neuroendocrinology. 16(4): 325-32 (2004).
    PMID: 15089970. DOI: 10.1111/j.0953-8194.2004.01162.x
  11. Young LJ, Lim MM, Gingrich B, and Insel TR. Cellular mechanisms of social attachment.
    Hormones and Behavior. 40: 133-8 (2001).
    PMID: 11534973. DOI: 10.1006/hbeh.2001.1691

Reference format, abbreviations

Publication reference format
  1. Authors (Last name, Initials).
    Title (with publisher's link)
    Journal title. Volume(issue):page(s) (Year).
    Index links.
  2. * denotes equally contributing authorship
  3. # denotes co-corresponding authors
Abbreviations used
Abbreviation Full meaning
CRF corticotropin-releasing factor
DSM-V Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition
DOI Digital object identifier
PMCID PubMed Central identification number
PMID PubMed identification number
TBA To be announced
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