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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

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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A 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 c-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 Jun 6; pii: JVI.00339-18. doi: 10.1128/JVI.00339-18.

PMID:
    29875248
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 Jun 3; doi: 10.1093/annonc/mdy156.

PMID:
    29868843
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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 24;

PMID:
    29846168
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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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Fetal overgrowth in pregnancies complicated by diabetes: development of a clinical prediction index.
Tomlinson TM, Mostello DJ, Lim KH, Pritchard JS, Gross G
Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2018 Jul; 298(1)67-74. doi: 10.1007/s00404-018-4758-9.

PMID:
    29700600
    [PubMed - in process]
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Bronchodilator effects of Lignosus rhinocerotis extract on rat isolated airways is linked to the blockage of calcium entry.
Lee MK, Lim KH, Millns P, Mohankumar SK, Ng ST, Tan CS, Then SM, Mbaki Y, Ting KN
Phytomedicine. 2018 Mar 15; 42172-179. doi: 10.1016/j.phymed.2018.03.025.

PMID:
    29655683
    [PubMed - in process]
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Vertical Transport Control of Electrical Charge Carriers in Insulator/Oxide Semiconductor Hetero-structure.
Lee J, Yoon K, Lim KH, Park JW, Lee D, Cho NK, Kim YS
Sci Rep. 2018 Apr 4; 8(1)5643. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-23990-3.

PMID:
    29618743
    [PubMed - in process]
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Crystallographically Textured Nanomaterials Produced from the Liquid Phase Sintering of Bi <sub>x</sub>Sb<sub>2- x</sub>Te<sub>3</sub> Nanocrystal Building Blocks.
Liu Y, Zhang Y, Ortega S, Ibáñez M, Lim KH, Grau-Carbonell A, Martí-Sánchez S, Ng KM, Arbiol J, Kovalenko MV, Cadavid D, Cabot A
Nano Lett. 2018 Apr 11; 18(4)2557-2563. doi: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b00263.

PMID:
    29546994
    [PubMed - in process]
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Contemporary outcomes from the use of regular imaging to detect relapse in high-risk cutaneous melanoma.
Lim KHJ, Spain L, Barker C, Georgiou A, Walls G, Gore M, Turajlic S, Board R, Larkin JM, Lorigan P
ESMO Open. 2018; 3(2)e000317. doi: 10.1136/esmoopen-2017-000317.

PMID:
    29531842
    [PubMed]
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Infant size and the association between maternal circulating angiogenic factors and preeclampsia.
Honigberg MC, Seely EW, Thomas AM, Lim KH, Parry S, McElrath TF
J Perinatol. 2018 May; 38(5)456-461. doi: 10.1038/s41372-018-0074-2.

PMID:
    29467515
    [PubMed - in process]
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Mutational Aberrations Detected in Mucinous Epithelial Ovarian Cancer of Asian Women.
Chay WY, Kwok LL, Tiong WN, Krisna SS, Lim KH, Iyer NG, Goh LK, Tan DS
Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2018 Mar; 28(3)428-436. doi: 10.1097/IGC.0000000000001138.

PMID:
    29465505
    [PubMed - in process]
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Prevalence and risk factors of strabismus in children and adolescents in South Korea: Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2008-2011.
Han KE, Baek SH, Kim SH, Lim KH, Epidemiologic Survey Committee of the Korean Ophthalmological Society.
PLoS One. 2018; 13(2)e0191857. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0191857.

PMID:
    29444106
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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MED28 increases the colony-forming ability of breast cancer cells by stabilizing the ZNF224 protein upon DNA damage.
Cho JG, Lim KH, Park SG
Oncol Lett. 2018 Mar; 15(3)3147-3154. doi: 10.3892/ol.2017.7718.

PMID:
    29435049
    [PubMed]
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EGFR-mediated interleukin enhancer-binding factor 3 contributes to formation and survival of cancer stem-like tumorspheres as a therapeutic target against EGFR-positive non-small cell lung cancer.
Cheng CC, Chou KF, Wu CW, Su NW, Peng CL, Su YW, Chang J, Ho AS, Lin HC, Chen CG, Yang BL, Chang YC, Chiang YW, Lim KH, Chang YF
Lung Cancer. 2018 Feb; 11680-89. doi: 10.1016/j.lungcan.2017.12.017.

PMID:
    29413056
    [PubMed - in process]
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Distinct clinical and magnetic resonance features of metastatic hepatocellular carcinoma treated with pembrolizumab: A case report of late response after pseudoprogression.
Grierson P, Crites D, Ruzinova MB, Yano M, Lim KH
Hepatol Commun. 2018 Feb; 2(2)148-151. doi: 10.1002/hep4.1132.

PMID:
    29404522
    [PubMed]
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Acute superior mesenteric vein thrombosis associated with abdominal trauma: A rare case report and literature review.
Lim KH, Jang J, Yoon HY, Park J
Medicine (Baltimore). 2017 Nov; 96(47)e8863. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000008863.

PMID:
    29382004
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Tumor-Stroma IL1β-IRAK4 Feedforward Circuitry Drives Tumor Fibrosis, Chemoresistance, and Poor Prognosis in Pancreatic Cancer.
Zhang D, Li L, Jiang H, Li Q, Wang-Gillam A, Yu J, Head R, Liu J, Ruzinova MB, Lim KH
Cancer Res. 2018 Apr 1; 78(7)1700-1712. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-17-1366.

PMID:
    29363544
    [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.