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Kian H. Lim, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Medicine
Division of Oncology

Specialty Areas

Medical Oncology
Gastrointestinal Oncology
Colon and Rectal Cancer
Pancreatic Cancer
Hepatobiliary Cancer

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine
Medical Oncology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Gastrointestinal oncology, colorectal cancer, pancreatic cancer, hepatobiliary cancer, novel therapeutics, clinical trial.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital 
Siteman Cancer Center
Medical Building Two

10 Barnes West Drive
Creve Coeur, MO 63141
Phone: 314-747-7222

Office Phone: (314) 747-1171

Education

Education

Fellow, Medical Oncology: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 2013
Resident Physician: Physician-Scientist Training Program, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2009
Medical Degree: National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan 1999
PhD: Duke University, Molecular Cancer Biology Program, Durham, North Carolina 2006
Clinical Fellow, Hematology & Oncology: Physician-Scientist Training Program, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 2010

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Risk Factors for Recurrence of Anterior-Inferior Instability of the Shoulder After Arthroscopic Bankart Repair in Patients Younger Than 30 Years.
Lee SH, Lim KH, Kim JW
Arthroscopy. 2018 Sep; 34(9)2530-2536. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2018.03.032.

PMID:
    30173793
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effective Atmospheric-Pressure Plasma Treatment toward High-Performance Solution-Processed Oxide Thin-Film Transistors.
Park J, Huh JE, Lee SE, Lee J, Lee WH, Lim KH, Kim YS
ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2018 Sep 12; 10(36)30581-30586. doi: 10.1021/acsami.8b11111.

PMID:
    30118199
    [PubMed]
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Pancreatic cancer survival analysis defines a signature that predicts outcome.
Raman P, Maddipati R, Lim KH, Tozeren A
PLoS One. 2018; 13(8)e0201751. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0201751.

PMID:
    30092011
    [PubMed - in process]
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STAT3 exacerbates survival of cancer stem-like tumorspheres in EGFR-positive colorectal cancers: RNAseq analysis and therapeutic screening.
Cheng CC, Liao PN, Ho AS, Lim KH, Chang J, Su YW, Chen CG, Chiang YW, Yang BL, Lin HC, Chang YC, Chang CC, Chang YF
J Biomed Sci. 2018 Aug 2; 25(1)60. doi: 10.1186/s12929-018-0456-y.

PMID:
    30068339
    [PubMed - in process]
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Postoperative changes of intermittent exotropia type as classified by 1-hour monocular occlusion.
Bae SH, Lee YB, Rhiu S, Lee JY, Choi MY, Paik HJ, Lim KH, Choi DG
PLoS One. 2018; 13(8)e0200592. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0200592.

PMID:
    30067770
    [PubMed - in process]
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Concurrent HER or PI3K Inhibition Potentiates the Antitumor Effect of the ERK Inhibitor Ulixertinib in Preclinical Pancreatic Cancer Models.
Jiang H, Xu M, Li L, Grierson P, Dodhiawala P, Highkin M, Zhang D, Li Q, Wang-Gillam A, Lim KH
Mol Cancer Ther. 2018 Jul 31; doi: 10.1158/1535-7163.MCT-17-1142.

PMID:
    30065098
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Association between Advanced Cancer Patients' Perception of Curability and Patients' Characteristics, Decisional Control Preferences, Symptoms, and End-of-Life Quality Care Outcomes.
Yennurajalingam S, Lu Z, Prado B, Williams JL, Lim KH, Bruera E
J Palliat Med. 2018 Jul 26; doi: 10.1089/jpm.2018.0186.

PMID:
    30048214
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Epidermal growth factor induces STAT1 expression to exacerbate the IFNr-mediated PD-L1 axis in epidermal growth factor receptor-positive cancers.
Cheng CC, Lin HC, Tsai KJ, Chiang YW, Lim KH, Chen CG, Su YW, Peng CL, Ho AS, Huang L, Chang YC, Lin HC, Chang J, Chang YF
Mol Carcinog. 2018 Jul 23; doi: 10.1002/mc.22881.

PMID:
    30035369
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Sustainable Syntheses of (-)-Jerantinines A & E and Structural Characterisation of the Jerantinine-Tubulin Complex at the Colchicine Binding Site.
Smedley CJ, Stanley PA, Qazzaz ME, Prota AE, Olieric N, Collins H, Eastman H, Barrow AS, Lim KH, Kam TS, Smith BJ, Duivenvoorden HM, Parker BS, Bradshaw TD, Steinmetz MO, Moses JE
Sci Rep. 2018 Jul 13; 8(1)10617. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-28880-2.

PMID:
    30006510
    [PubMed - in process]
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An Unusual Case of a Young Woman with a Postnasal Space Mass.
Zheng S, Lim KH
Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2018 Jul; 99(1)3-4. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.17-1013.

PMID:
    29978781
    [PubMed - in process]
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High Thermoelectric Performance in Crystallographically Textured n-Type Bi<sub>2</sub>Te<sub>3- x</sub>Se <sub>x</sub> Produced from Asymmetric Colloidal Nanocrystals.
Liu Y, Zhang Y, Lim KH, Ibáñez M, Ortega S, Li M, David J, Martí-Sánchez S, Ng KM, Arbiol J, Kovalenko MV, Cadavid D, Cabot A
ACS Nano. 2018 Jul 24; 12(7)7174-7184. doi: 10.1021/acsnano.8b03099.

PMID:
    29966413
    [PubMed - in process]
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Toxic Effects of Methanol among Illegally Dispatched Workers at Aluminum CNC Cutting Process in Small-Scale, Third-Tier Subcontractor Factories of Smartphone Manufacturers in the Republic of Korea.
Kang CW, Kim H, Shin K, Ryu J, Jung-Choi K, Lim KH, Kim JH
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Jun 25; 15(7)pii: E1332. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15071332.

PMID:
    29941839
    [PubMed - in process]
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Second harmonic generation microscopy provides accurate automated staging of liver fibrosis in patients with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
Chang PE, Goh GBB, Leow WQ, Shen L, Lim KH, Tan CK
PLoS One. 2018; 13(6)e0199166. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0199166.

PMID:
    29924825
    [PubMed - in process]
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Data on the <i>Lignosus rhinocerotis</i> water soluble sclerotial extract affecting intracellular calcium level in rat dorsal root ganglion cells.
Lee MK, Millns P, Mbaki Y, Ng ST, Tan CS, Lim KH, Then SM, Mohankumar SK, Ting KN
Data Brief. 2018 Jun; 181322-1326. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2018.04.033.

PMID:
    29900310
    [PubMed]
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Mesenchymal Stromal Cell (MSC)-Derived Combination of CXCL5 and Anti-CCL24 Is Synergistic and Superior to MSC and Cyclosporine for the Treatment of Graft-versus-Host Disease.
Fan X, Guo D, Cheung AMS, Poon ZY, Yap CS, Ee SG, Guo D, Li H, Bari S, Li S, Lim KH, Khee WHY
Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2018 Jun 5; pii: S1083-8791(18)30311-2. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2018.05.029.

PMID:
    29883796
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Multiple Functions of Cellular FLIP Are Essential for Replication of Hepatitis B Virus.
Lee AR, Lim KH, Park ES, Kim DH, Park YK, Park S, Kim DS, Shin GC, Kang HS, Won J, Sim H, Ha YN, Jae B, Choi SI, Kim KH
J Virol. 2018 Aug 15; 92(16)pii: e00339-18. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00339-18.

PMID:
    29875248
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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HER2 positive rates are enriched amongst colorectal cancer brain metastases: a study amongst 1920 consecutive patients.
Tan RYC, Camat MD, Ng M, Lim TH, Lim AST, Lim KH, Tan IBH
Ann Oncol. 2018 Jul 1; 29(7)1598-1603. doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdy156.

PMID:
    29868843
    [PubMed - in process]
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IgG4-Related Disease of the Thyroid Gland Requiring Emergent Total Thyroidectomy: A Case Report.
Zhao Z, Lee YJ, Zheng S, Khor LY, Lim KH
Head Neck Pathol. 2018 May 31; doi: 10.1007/s12105-018-0940-4.

PMID:
    29855801
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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IgG4-related disease: features and treatment response in a multi-ethnic cohort in Singapore.
Fong W, Liew I, Tan D, Lim KH, Low A, Leung YY
Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2018 May-Jun; 36 Suppl 112(3)89-93.

PMID:
    29846168
    [PubMed - in process]
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Effect of combining inferior oblique muscle weakening procedures with exotropia surgery on the surgical correction of exotropia.
Bae SH, Kim J, Kim AY, Lee JY, Choi MY, Lim KH, Choi DG
PLoS One. 2018; 13(5)e0198002. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198002.

PMID:
    29795692
    [PubMed - in process]
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Areas of Research Interest

The relationship between inflammation and cancer progression, which are both present in most gastrointestinal malignancies. Novel therapeutic strategies that will enhance response to chemotherapy and radiation in order to improve patient survival and decrease disease recurrence.