Scientist Profile


Eduardo C. Lim

Immunologist, Outstanding Young Scientist (1996)

Expertise: Medicine , Internal Medicine, Reproductive Immunology

Dr. Eduardo C. Lim is recognized of his significant contribution in the field of organ transplantation immunology which has advanced the chances of success in kidney transplantation.


Associate Professor, University of the Philippines, College of Medicine, Manila


    • American Society for Reproductive Immunology, Member
    • International Society for Immunology of reproduction, Member
    • Research development and standardization (LARDS-PCHRD), Member
    • Philippine College of Physician, Fellow
    • Philippine Medical Society, Member
    • Philippine Society of molecular Biology and biochemistry, Past Member
    • Transplantation Society of the Philippines, Past Member
    • New York Academy of Sciences, Past Member
    • American Association for the Advancement of Sciences, Past Member
    • UP Safe and Health University Committee, Member
    • Environmental Control Cluster- UP Manila, Member
    • Clean Water Supply Program - UP Manila, Member
    • Information and Communication Technology-UP Manila, Member
    • Information technology Network, Member
    • Integrated Water Mangement - UP Manila, Member
    • UP Alumni Association Finance Committee-UP System, Member
    • Chancellor's Advisory Council, University Council -UP Manila, Member
    • Undergraduate Committee , The Internest, Associate Editor, UPCM-PGH Dept. of Medicine
    • University Intellectual Property, UP System, Technical Consultant
    • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Property Consultant


    • Cardinal Santos Medical Center, Section of Immunology, Section Head
    • Section of Immunolgy and Allergy, Medical Research Laboratory, Section Head, 1998-1983
    • Institute of SocioBioMedical Research, Director, 1996-2000
    • Integrated Water mangement Plan, University of the Philippines, Chairman, 1997-1999
    • Institute of SocioBioMedical Research, UP Manila, Officer in Charge, 1994-1996
    • Knoll Regional Headquarters -Asia, Medical Director, 1995-1996
    • Tissue Typing Laboratory, Head, 1992-2003
    • Medical Test System Inc., Scientific Director, 1993-1995
    • University of the Philippine - PGH, College of Medicine, Class Professor, 1994
    • University of the Philippines, College of Medicine, Executive Officer, 1987-1989
    • University of the Philippines, School of Medicine, Clinical Associate Professor, 1988-1992
    • University of California, Los Angeles, USA (UCLA), Assistant Professor, 1992


    • Board Certification, Philippne College of Physicians, 1993
    • Board Certification, Philippine Medical Licensure Board, 1984
    • Outstanding Young Scientist, NAST-DOST
    • Postgraduate Scholarship, UP College of Medicine
    • CHINA Medical Board Fellow in Immunogenetics, David Rockefeller , 1989-1992 S
    • Ramon F. Abarquez Research Paper Award, Dept. of Medicine, Annual Research Forum on Rifsum's disese, 1987
    • Dr. Andres L. Reyes, Jr. Award, First Prize, Retrospective s Study Category,
    • Clemente Gatmaitan Research Paper Award, Dept. of Medicine , Annual Research Forum on Left Ventricular Dysfunction in Cor Pulmonaie, 1987
    • Medical School for Academic Excellence , Federation Colegio Medico, Farmacia de Filipinas
    • Medical Class Top 10 Award, University of the East
    • College of Medicine Class 1983, Rank No. 6, Ramon MagsaysayMemorial Medical Center
    • Dean's List, University of the East-Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, 1980-1983


    • High survival rate of kidney transplant in IgAnepropathy patients [Completed]
    • Early graft function [Completed]
    • Outcome of renal translantation in different primary disease [Completed]
    • In vitro studies to explain high renal graft survival in patients with IgA nepropathy [Completed]

Papers Presented

    • In vitro studies to explain high renal allograft survival in IgA nepropathy patients, American Society of Transplant Physicians, 11th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois
    • IgA Anti-HLA Antibodies and Graft Survival in IgA Nepropathy Patients, 1992 International Clinical Histocompatibility Workshop, Cancun., Mexico
    • Studies of Sera from IgA Nepropathy to Explain High Kidney Graft Survival, 17th Annual American Society of Transplant Physician
    • Histocompatibility and Immunoologic Meeting, Washington, D.C. USA
    • Automated reading of the microtoxicity test, 1990 International Clinical Histocompatibility Workshop, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
    • Reproductive Immunology, Iloilo City
    • Antiphospolipid Antibody Syndrome, Post Graduate Course in International Medicine, Ospital ng Maynila, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Manila
    • Medical Problems in Pregnancy, Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, Manila
    • AntiPhospholipid antibody syndrome, 1st Annual Convention of the Philippine Society of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Amorsolo Ballroom, Robinson's Galleria Suites, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
    • Anti Phospholipid Syndrome, Philippine General Hospital, Manila
    • Immunologic aspects of recurrent pregnancy losses, Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society,
    • Immunologic causes of recurrent fetal loss., FEU Hospital, 3rd Floor Conference Room
    • 1st Perinatal Morbidity Conference , Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society Foundation, Inc., POGS Assembly Hall


    • University of California, Los Angeles, USA, Postdoctoral Fellowship in Immunogenetics and Histocompatibility, 1992
    • University of the East - Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Manila, Doctor of Medicine, 1983
    • University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon, City, Bachelor of Science, 1979


    • Lim, E.C., (1992) Early graft function
    • Clinical Transplants, (Terasaki, P.I. ed.) 1991, Los Angeles, UCLA Tissue Typing Laboratory
    • Lim, E.C., (1993 My) In-vitro studies to explain high renal graft survival in patients with IgA nepropathy.
    • Clinical Transplantation
    • Lim, E.C., (1992) Outcome of renal transpalntation in different primary disease
    • Clinical Transplants, Terasaki, P.I. ed., 1991 Los Angeles, UCLA Tissue Typing Laboratory
    • Lim, E.C., (1992) High survival rate of kidney transplant in IgA nepropathy patients
    • Clinical Transplantation
    • Lim, E.C., (1991) Outcome of renal transplantation in different diseases
    • Clinical Transplants, Terasaki, P.I. ed., 1990 Los Angeles, UCLA Tissue Typing Laboratory
    • Lim, E.C. et al., (1994 My-Je) Algorithm for immunodeficiency
    • Philippine Journal of Internal Medicine
    • Lim, E.C. et al., (1993) The role of IgA anti-HLA class I antibodies in kidney transplant survival
    • Clinical Transplants
    • Lim, E.C. et al., (1992) Overview
    • Clinical Transplants, Terasaki, P.I. ed., 1991 Los Angeles, UCLA Tissue Typing Laboratory
    • Lim, E.C. et al., (1990) Automated reading of the microcytoxicity test
    • Clinical Transplants, Terassaki, P.I. ed., 1989, Los Angeles, UCLA Tissue Typing Laboratory


    • Strategic Planning Workshop Phase 1, 2000 Mr 20, UP-PGH, Manila
    • 4th Assessment, Reaffirmation and Visioning Workshop, DAP Convention Center
    • MAP 2000 and Revision Plans for Training, Service and Research Workshop
    • Strategies in Medical Education Workshop 1-V, UP-PGH, Manila
    • Assessment, Reaffirmation and Visioning Workshop of the University of the Philippines-Manila, ASTRA Pharmaceuticals
    • Advances in Pre-Clinical Drug Evaluation, PALAS 7th Annual Convention, Manila Peninsula Hotel, Makati
    • Research Management Workshop, UP
    • Seminar-Workshop on Intellectual Property Rights, UP
    • Recent Advances in the Mangement of Infection in the Neutropenic Patient, 4th Western Pacific on Chemotherapy anf Infectious Disease, International Convention Center, Manila
    • 4th Post Graduate Course Clinical Traits on Common Medical Problems:Improving the Outcome
    • Evaluation and test construction, Medical Education Unit, UP College of Medicine
    • Fellowship in Immunology, 1987-1988, Philippine General Hospital
    • Residency Training in Internal Medicine, 1985-1987, University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital
    • Internship, 1983-1984, University of the Philippines
    • Community Oriented Medical Education, 1994, Medical Education Unit, UP College of Medicine
    • Microteaching Skills, Introduction to Local Area Networking, Medical Education Unit, UP College of Medicine
    • Objectives Setting and Instructional Design, Medical Education Unit, UP College of Medicine
    • Novell 3.x Netware Administration
    • Implementation of Infection Control Policies, Philippine General Hospital, University of the Philippines, Manila
    • Philippine College of Physicians' 29th Annual Convention, 1999 My 11-14, EDSA Shangri-la Plaza Hotel , Mandaluyong City
    • Philippine College of Physiscian Annual Convention, 1988 & 1993-1998
    • Philipine Rheumatism Association 2nd Annual Meeting, 1995 Ja 21, Cebu Plaza Hotel, Cebu City
    • Philippine Pediatric Society 31st Annual Convention, 1933 My 11-15, PICC, Manila
    • Philippine Society of Allergy and Immunology Convention, 1993 O
    • Philippine College of Physiscians Third-Mid year Convention, 1998 O, Davao Insular
    • 17th International Histocompatibility Workshop, 2002 F 25-Mr 7, Cancun, Mexico
    • 19th international meeting of the American Society of Reproductive Immunology, 1999 My 31-Je 7, New York, USA
    • 7th International Congress on Reproductic Immunology, 1998 O 27-30, New Delhi, India
    • 8th International Symposium on Anti Phospholipid Antibodies (ISAPA), 1998 O 6-9, Sapporo, Japan
    • 11th Asia Pacific Congress in Cardiology, 1995 S 17-22, Bali, Indonesia