DR Jeremiah Lim

DR Jeremiah Lim


  • Ocular Biomarkers of Neurodegeneration (Alzheimer's Disease, Glaucoma, Parkinson's Disease)



  • Jeremiah is a practicing optometrist and current recipient of the Melbourne Neuroscience Institute (MNI) Guelma Alexander Clinical Fellowship in Neuroscience. As a clinical fellow and joint research fellow in the Ocular Physiology Laboratory and the Ocular Biomarkers Laboratory, his research involves the study of vascular physiology and neuronal interactions in the context of neurodegeneration. This extends to conditions such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease. Jeremiah also has an interest in the impact of vision impairment in the community and served as an adviser in Optometry Australia’s Low Vision Working Group. As a passionate educator, Jeremiah coordinates and teaches the preclinical stream for second year Doctor of Optometry students.   


Member of

  • International Ocular Circulation Society (IOCS). Founding Member 2019 -
  • International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision (ISCEV). Member 2016 -
  • Association for Vision and Research in Ophthalmology (ARVO). Member 2014 -
  • Australian Health Practitioners Regulatory Agency (AHPRA). Optometrist #OPTO0001150175 2009 -
  • Optometry Australia. Professional body 2009 -


Selected publications


Additional Grant Information

  • Guelma Alexander Clinical Fellowship in Neuroscience (2019)   


Education and training

  • PhD, University of Melbourne 2018
  • SCTGR, University of Melbourne 2014
  • MPhil, University of Melbourne 2012
  • B.Optom, University of Melbourne 2009

Awards and honors

  • Not in List, 2019
  • Eberhard Dodt Memorial Award, Society for the Advancement of Neuro-ophthalmological Sciences, 2016
  • Strategic Australian Postgraduate Award (STRAPA), Melbourne Neuroscience Institute, 2013


Available for supervision

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