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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

Crystallographically textured SnSe nanomaterials produced from the liquid phase sintering of nanocrystals.
Li M, Liu Y, Zhang Y, Zuo Y, Li J, Lim KH, Cadavid D, Ng KM, Cabot A
Dalton Trans. 2019 Feb 13; doi: 10.1039/c8dt04414g.

PMID:
    30758366
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Theoretical studies on the structures, material properties, and IR spectra of polymorphs of 3,4-bis(1H-5-tetrazolyl)furoxan.
Xi HW, Mazian SZBM, Chan HYS, Hng HH, Goh HW, Lim KH
J Mol Model. 2019 Feb 1; 25(2)51. doi: 10.1007/s00894-018-3896-0.

PMID:
    30707307
    [PubMed]
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NKG2A Down-Regulation by Dasatinib Enhances Natural Killer Cytotoxicity and Accelerates Effective Treatment Responses in Patients With Chronic Myeloid Leukemia.
Chang MC, Cheng HI, Hsu K, Hsu YN, Kao CW, Chang YF, Lim KH, Chen CG
Front Immunol. 2018; 93152. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2018.03152.

PMID:
    30705677
    [PubMed - in process]
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Lycopodium Alkaloids: Lycoplatyrine A, an Unusual Lycodine-Piperidine Adduct from Lycopodium platyrhizoma and the Absolute Configurations of Lycoplanine D and Lycogladine H.
Yeap JS, Lim KH, Yong KT, Lim SH, Kam TS, Low YY
J Nat Prod. 2019 Jan 30; doi: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.8b00754.

PMID:
    30698428
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Hybrid Approach of Ruptured Type B Aortic Dissection with an Aberrant Subclavian Artery in a Single Patient with Turner Syndrome: A Case Report.
Son SA, Lim KH, Kim GJ
Vasc Specialist Int. 2018 Dec; 34(4)121-126. doi: 10.5758/vsi.2018.34.4.121.

PMID:
    30671422
    [PubMed]
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Mediation effect of adaptation on the quality of life in gastric cancer patients with gastrectomy: A Structure Equation Model.
Lee KE, Lim KH
Asian Nurs Res (Korean Soc Nurs Sci). 2019 Jan 8; pii: S1976-1317(18)30392-X. doi: 10.1016/j.anr.2019.01.001.

PMID:
    30633996
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Transthyretin Aggregation Pathway toward the Formation of Distinct Cytotoxic Oligomers.
Dasari AKR, Hughes RM, Wi S, Hung I, Gan Z, Kelly JW, Lim KH
Sci Rep. 2019 Jan 10; 9(1)33. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-37230-1.

PMID:
    30631096
    [PubMed - in process]
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The Pathway to Intelligence: Using Stimuli-Responsive Materials as Building Blocks for Constructing Smart and Functional Systems.
Zhang X, Chen L, Lim KH, Gonuguntla S, Lim KW, Pranantyo D, Yong WP, Yam WJT, Low Z, Teo WJ, Nien HP, Loh QW, Soh S
Adv Mater. 2019 Jan 9; e1804540. doi: 10.1002/adma.201804540.

PMID:
    30624820
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Solution-Grown Homojunction Oxide Thin-Film Transistors.
Lee J, Lee J, Park J, Lee SE, Lee EG, Im C, Lim KH, Kim YS
ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2019 Jan 30; 11(4)4103-4110. doi: 10.1021/acsami.8b18422.

PMID:
    30607933
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ABO incompatible living donor liver transplantation using dual grafts and pure laparoscopic donor right hepatectomy: A case report.
Han YS, Ha H, Han JR, Lim KH, Chun JM
Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Dec; 97(50)e13639. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000013639.

PMID:
    30558055
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Two Extraordinary Sellar Neuronal Tumors: Literature Review and Comparison of Clinicopathologic Features.
Tan CL, Pang YH, Lim KHC, Sein L, Codd PJ, McLendon RE
Am J Clin Pathol. 2019 Feb 4; 151(3)241-254. doi: 10.1093/ajcp/aqy155.

PMID:
    30551183
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Alstoscholactine and Alstolaxepine, Monoterpenoid Indole Alkaloids with γ-Lactone-Bridged Cycloheptane and Oxepane Moieties from Alstonia scholaris.
Krishnan P, Lee FK, Chong KW, Mai CW, Muhamad A, Lim SH, Low YY, Ting KN, Lim KH
Org Lett. 2018 Dec 13; doi: 10.1021/acs.orglett.8b03592.

PMID:
    30543301
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Prevalence and correlates of physical inactivity among older adults in Malaysia: Findings from the National Health and Morbidity Survey (NHMS) 2015.
Chan YY, Sooryanarayana R, Mohamad Kasim N, Lim KK, Cheong SM, Kee CC, Lim KH, Omar MA, Ahmad NA, Mohd Hairi NN
Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2019 Mar - Apr; 8174-83. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2018.11.012.

PMID:
    30521992
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Patterns of Opioid Prescription, Use, and Costs Among Patients With Advanced Cancer and Inpatient Palliative Care Between 2008 and 2014.
Yennurajalingam S, Lu Z, Reddy SK, Rodriguez EC, Nguyen K, Waletich-Flemming MJ, Lim KH, Memon A, Nguyen NN, Rofheart KW, Wang G, Barla SR, Wu J, Williams JL, Bruera E
J Oncol Pract. 2019 Jan; 15(1)e74-e83. doi: 10.1200/JOP.18.00205.

PMID:
    30496021
    [PubMed - in process]
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Improving prescribing for older patients - 'Yes S-I-R-E!'
Cheong TTS, Alhamid SM, Li FY, Ang STW, Lim KHJ
Singapore Med J. 2018 Nov 29; doi: 10.11622/smedj.2018153.

PMID:
    30488080
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Successful conservative treatment of acute traumatic occlusions of the celiac artery and superior mesenteric artery: A case report emphasizing the importance of the visceral collateral circulations.
Lim KH, Park J
Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Nov; 97(46)e13270. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000013270.

PMID:
    30431612
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinicopathologic characteristics and survival of patients with gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasm (GEPNEN) in a multi-ethnic Asian institution <br><br><br><br><br><br>.
Tai D, Tan SH, Tan D, Loke K, Ng D, Yan S, Hwang J, Lim KH, Loh LM, Kek PC, Goh B, Lee SY, Chung AYF, Ong S
Neuroendocrinology. 2018 Nov 6; doi: 10.1159/000495140.

PMID:
    30399612
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Tin Diselenide Molecular Precursor for Solution-Processable Thermoelectric Materials.
Zhang Y, Liu Y, Lim KH, Xing C, Li M, Zhang T, Tang P, Arbiol J, Llorca J, Ng KM, Ibáñez M, Guardia P, Prato M, Cadavid D, Cabot A
Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2018 Dec 21; 57(52)17063-17068. doi: 10.1002/anie.201809847.

PMID:
    30398301
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Two distinct aggregation pathways in transthyretin misfolding and amyloid formation.
Dasari AKR, Hung I, Gan Z, Lim KH
Biochim Biophys Acta Proteins Proteom. 2019 Mar; 1867(3)344-349. doi: 10.1016/j.bbapap.2018.10.013.

PMID:
    30366153
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Blunt traumatic diaphragmatic rupture: Single-center experience with 38 patients.
Lim KH, Park J
Medicine (Baltimore). 2018 Oct; 97(41)e12849. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000012849.

PMID:
    30313123
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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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.