Ming Lim undertook his undergraduate medical training at the Nottingham University. 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 on numerous studies to define childhood central nervous system autoimmune disorders. In addition, he cares for children with a range of neurodegenerative disorders including inherited white matter disorders and has a research interest in the inflammatory mechanisms in neurodegeneration.