Head of the Rheumatology Unit (Western Health), Founder Asian Osteoarthritis Network, Senior Editor of the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases Scientific Committee, APLAR Committee member and Victorian EEAC Osteoarthritis Head.
Associate Professor Lim is the Program Director of our Joint (Clinical) research program.
Our program has diverse research interests building on a solid clinical and teaching base of eight consultants, an advanced trainee registrar, a clinical/research fellow, a research clinical trials nurse, and research fellows/students.
The main research: Prospective cohort of 1000 patients with OA of the hip and knee (K Lim, C Page, P Choong, A Leung, C Dabare) Large database on rheumatic diseases in public and private clinics (about 4000), which is a very valuable resource. (Matthew Jiang)
Twin study on the role of knee effusions in RA and OA; 1) Quantifying effusions and 2) Qualifying effusions.