Seattle, Washington

Velocity Clinical Research at Liver Institute Northwest

Velocity’s research site in Seattle, WA partners with Liver Institute Northwest to conduct Phase 2-4 multi-therapeutic clinical trials across many therapeutic indications, with extensive experience with MASH and MASLD. Other research experience includes primary biliary cholangitis (PBC), primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC) and chronic hepatitis B. Our patient database is expansive and diverse, and is comprised of primarily metabolic syndrome, fatty liver, and obese populations.

Our site is conveniently located in Seattle just minutes from the University of Washington. Our suite is nestled inside the Lakeview Medical and Dental building and is easily accessible via I-5. All trials are performed in accordance with ICH and FDA guidelines, and in compliance with GCP. The Velocity Seattle team is committed to being a resource for study volunteers, to providing the highest quality of patient care with compassion and kindness and to advancing medicine through research.

Velocity Clinical Research at Liver Institute Northwest
3216 NE 45th Place #212, Seattle, WA 98105

Phone: (206) 536-3030

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About Velocity Clinical Research

155,000+ people have a joined a study at Velocity

Many people enjoy the study experience and have joined several clinical trials at Velocity.

Velocity has decades of research experience

With sites that were established as long ago as 1986, Velocity has experts who have supported clinical trials for decades.

Velocity studies are led by healthcare professionals

All clinical trials conducted at Velocity are overseen by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Our experienced research team in Seattle

Every clinical trial is overseen by a Principal Investigator – a physician who is responsible for the rights, safety and welfare of the study participants. All physicians at Velocity are board certified in their specialty area(s) and all research staff is trained in clinical research regulations, including GCP and HIPAA. Our clinical research team in Seattle is dedicated to conducting quality research in a professional and caring environment.

  • Kris Kowdley, MD, AGAF, FAASLD, FACP, FACG

    Principal Investigator
    Dr. Kowdley is an internationally recognized clinician, educator, and researcher in many areas of hepatology. He has practiced in Seattle for more than 30 years and has published over 500 original manuscripts, with publications in the Annals of Internal Medicine, American Journal of Physiology, the New England Journal of Medicine, and other prominent journals. He is the Director of Liver Institute Northwest. Educated at Columbia University and Mount Sinai School of Medicine, he trained at Oregon Health Science University and completed his fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at Tufts. Dr. Kowdley is a professor at Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine.

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