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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.

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

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

Traumatic severe tricuspid regurgitation diagnosis after the progression of right ventricle function deterioration.
Jung H, Cho JY, Kim GJ, Lee YO, Lim KH, Hong SW, Jin Y, Son SA
Trauma Case Rep. 2019 Oct; 23100239. doi: 10.1016/j.tcr.2019.100239.

PMID:
    31388544
    [PubMed]
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Assessment of hair cell damage and developmental toxicity after fine particulate matter 2.5 μm (PM 2.5) exposure using zebrafish (Danio rerio) models.
Rhee J, Han E, Nam KJ, Lim KH, Chan Rah Y, Park S, Koun S, Park HC, Choi J
Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2019 Jul 28; 126109611. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2019.109611.

PMID:
    31374386
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Folate Receptor α-Targeted <sup>89</sup>Zr-M9346A Immuno-PET for Image-Guided Intervention with Mirvetuximab Soravtansine in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer.
Heo GS, Detering L, Luehmann HP, Primeau T, Lee YS, Laforest R, Li S, Stec J, Lim KH, Lockhart AC, Liu Y
Mol Pharm. 2019 Aug 16; doi: 10.1021/acs.molpharmaceut.9b00653.

PMID:
    31369274
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Molecular profiling of hepatocellular carcinoma using circulating cell-free DNA.
Kaseb AO, Sánchez NS, Sen S, Kelley RK, Tan BR, Bocobo AG, Lim KH, Abdel-Wahab R, Uemura MI, Carmagnani Pestana R, Qiao W, Xiao L, Morris J, Amin HM, Hassam MM, Rashid A, Banks KC, Lanman RB, Talasaz A, Mills Shaw KR, George B, Haque A, Raghav K, Wolf RA, Yao JC, Meric-Bernstam F, Ikeda S, Kurzrock R
Clin Cancer Res. 2019 Jul 30; pii: clincanres.3341.2018. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-18-3341.

PMID:
    31363003
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Germline Pathogenic Variants in Homologous Recombination and DNA Repair Genes in an Asian Cohort of Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer.
Toh MR, Chiang JB, Chong ST, Chan SH, Ishak NDB, Courtney E, Lee WH, Syed Abdillah Al SMFB, Carson Allen J Jr, Lim KH, Davila S, Tan P, Lim WK, Tan IBH, Ngeow J
JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2018 Oct; 2(4)pky054. doi: 10.1093/jncics/pky054.

PMID:
    31360874
    [PubMed]
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Evaluation of Left Ventricular Volume: Which method Is Your Choice?
Lim KH, Chang SA
J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 Jul; 27(3)212-213. doi: 10.4250/jcvi.2019.27.e32.

PMID:
    31359637
    [PubMed]
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Diverse Misfolded Conformational Strains and Cross-seeding of Misfolded Proteins Implicated in Neurodegenerative Diseases.
Lim KH
Front Mol Neurosci. 2019; 12158. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2019.00158.

PMID:
    31338019
    [PubMed]
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Stem Cells in Keloid Lesions: A Review.
Lim KH, Itinteang T, Davis PF, Tan ST
Plast Reconstr Surg Glob Open. 2019 May; 7(5)e2228. doi: 10.1097/GOX.0000000000002228.

PMID:
    31333955
    [PubMed]
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Clinical outcomes of external beam radiotherapy in patients with localized prostate cancer: Does dose escalation matter?
Lee CC, Lim KH, Chia DW, Chong YL, Png KS, Chong KT, Soon YY, Tey JC
Asia Pac J Clin Oncol. 2019 Jul 22; doi: 10.1111/ajco.13197.

PMID:
    31332959
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Introducing psychology services to advanced cancer patients: A randomized double-blind trial.
Ann-Yi S, Tanco K, Carmack CL, Liu DD, Bansal S, Williams J, Lim KH, Bruera E
Psychooncology. 2019 Jul 11; doi: 10.1002/pon.5177.

PMID:
    31295757
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Differences in Factors Affecting the Quality of Life Over Time After the Gastrectomy in Stage I Patients With Gastric Cancer.
Lee KE, Lim KH
Gastroenterol Nurs. 2019 Jun 26; doi: 10.1097/SGA.0000000000000416.

PMID:
    31261212
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Aortic valve opening and closure: the clover dynamics.
Lansac E, Lim HS, Shomura Y, Lim KH, Rice NT, Di Centa I, Youssefi P, Goetz W, Duran CMG
Ann Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 May; 8(3)351-361. doi: 10.21037/acs.2019.05.03.

PMID:
    31240179
    [PubMed]
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Inhibition of amyloid-induced toxicity by ergothioneine in a transgenic Caenorhabditis elegans model.
Cheah IK, Ng LT, Ng LF, Lam VY, Gruber J, Huang CYW, Goh FQ, Lim KHC, Halliwell B
FEBS Lett. 2019 Jun 18; doi: 10.1002/1873-3468.13497.

PMID:
    31211853
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The effectiveness of Tai Chi for short-term cognitive function improvement in the early stages of dementia in the elderly: a systematic literature review.
Lim KH, Pysklywec A, Plante M, Demers L
Clin Interv Aging. 2019; 14827-839. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S202055.

PMID:
    31190769
    [PubMed - in process]
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Mid-term outcomes of endovascular repair for traumatic thoracic aortic injury: a single-center experience.
Son SA, Jung H, Cho JY, Oh TH, Do YW, Lim KH, Kim GJ
Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2019 Jun 10; doi: 10.1007/s00068-019-01166-6.

PMID:
    31183525
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Tau Interacts with the C-Terminal Region of α-Synuclein, Promoting Formation of Toxic Aggregates with Distinct Molecular Conformations.
Dasari AKR, Kayed R, Wi S, Lim KH
Biochemistry. 2019 Jun 25; 58(25)2814-2821. doi: 10.1021/acs.biochem.9b00215.

PMID:
    31132261
    [PubMed - in process]
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Genomic and Transcriptomic Profiling of Combined Hepatocellular and Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Reveals Distinct Molecular Subtypes.
Xue R, Chen L, Zhang C, Fujita M, Li R, Yan SM, Ong CK, Liao X, Gao Q, Sasagawa S, Li Y, Wang J, Guo H, Huang QT, Zhong Q, Tan J, Qi L, Gong W, Hong Z, Li M, Zhao J, Peng T, Lu Y, Lim KHT, Boot A, Ono A, Chayama K, Zhang Z, Rozen SG, Teh BT, Wang XW, Nakagawa H, Zeng MS, Bai F, Zhang N
Cancer Cell. 2019 Jun 10; 35(6)932-947.e8. doi: 10.1016/j.ccell.2019.04.007.

PMID:
    31130341
    [PubMed - in process]
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The effect of body position on airway patency in obstructive sleep apnea: CT imaging analysis.
Kim WY, Hong SN, Yang SK, Nam KJ, Lim KH, Hwang SJ, Seo MY, Lee SH
Sleep Breath. 2019 Sep; 23(3)911-916. doi: 10.1007/s11325-019-01863-x.

PMID:
    31111410
    [PubMed - in process]
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Development of resistance to FAK inhibition in pancreatic cancer is linked to stromal depletion.
Jiang H, Liu X, Knolhoff BL, Hegde S, Lee KB, Jiang H, Fields RC, Pachter JA, Lim KH, DeNardo DG
Gut. 2019 May 10; pii: gutjnl-2018-317424. doi: 10.1136/gutjnl-2018-317424.

PMID:
    31076405
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Temporomandibular joint herniation through the foramen of Huschke with clicking tinnitus.
Lim KH, Jung JY, Rhee J, Choi J
Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis. 2019 Apr 19; pii: S1879-7296(19)30070-5. doi: 10.1016/j.anorl.2018.05.014.

PMID:
    31010735
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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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.