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Ramon Lim, MD, PhD

Emeritus Professor of Neurology

Contact Information

251 EMRB
200 Hawkins dr.
Iowa City, IA 52242


Zaheer, A., Zaheer, S., Sahu, S. K., Knight, S., Khosravi, H., Mathur, S. N. & Lim, R. (2007). A novel role of glia maturation factor: induction of granulocyte-macrophage colony-stimulating factor and pro-inflammatory cytokines. Journal of neurochemistry, 101(2), 364-76. PMID: 17250654.

Zaheer, A., Zaheer, S., Sahu, S. K., Yang, B. & Lim, R. (2007). Reduced severity of experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis in GMF-deficient mice. Neurochemical research, 32(1), 39-47. PMID: 17151915.

Zaheer, A., Haas, J. T., Reyes, C., Mathur, S. N., Yang, B. & Lim, R. (2006). GMF-knockout mice are unable to induce brain-derived neurotrophic factor after exercise. Neurochemical research, 31(4), 579-84. PMID: 16758368.

Lim, R., Zaheer, A., Khosravi, H., Freeman, Jr, J. H., Halverson, H. E., Wemmie, J. A. & Yang, B. (2004). Impaired motor performance and learning in glia maturation factor-knockout mice. Brain research, 1024(1-2), 225-32. PMID: 15451385.

Zaheer, A., Yang, B., Cao, X. & Lim, R. (2004). Decreased copper-zinc superoxide dismutase activity and increased resistance to oxidative stress in glia maturation factor-null astrocytes. Neurochemical research, 29(8), 1473-80. PMID: 15260123.

Zaheer, A., Mathur, S. N. & Lim, R. (2002). Overexpression of glia maturation factor in astrocytes leads to immune activation of microglia through secretion of granulocyte-macrophage-colony stimulating factor. Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 294(2), 238-44. PMID: 12051700.