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In Loving Memory of

Colonel Stephen Anderson Harrison, MD, FAASLD

January 7, 1969 – April 23, 2024

Summit Clinical Research, LLC (“Summit”) is deeply saddened by the death of Co-Founder and Chairman Dr. Stephen Harrison. He will be remembered as a visionary leader, renowned researcher, trusted collaborator, patient advocate, patriot, and physician as well as a dedicated husband, father, and friend.

During an illustrious 30-year career, Dr. Harrison pioneered the field of liver research and worked tirelessly in the pursuit of finding new treatment options and cures for Metabolic Dysfunction-Associated Steatohepatitis (MASH) / Metabolic Dysfunction-Associated Steatotic Liver Disease (MASLD). He revolutionized Hepatology and the greater research community. Dr. Harrison was instrumental in the achievement of the first FDA-approved drug to treat patients with MASH / MASLD.

Summit remains firmly committed to Dr. Harrison’s legacy and to achieving his vision of revolutionizing the way clinical trials are executed for the future of our industry.Together we created a strong foundation at Summit through a deep and clinically driven team leveraging the scientific collaboration of world-renowned academic experts. This team remains in place today and, with the stalwart support from the luminaries of the field, will continue to further accelerate the progress of clinical research.

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  • Genevieve Long says:

    I want to take a moment to express my deepest gratitude to each and every one of you for your incredible support and compassion during this difficult time. The passing of Dr. Harrison has deeply affected us all, and I have been touched to see the way those near and far have come together to check on one another and offer support. Your kindness and empathy have not gone unnoticed. It is during challenging times like these that we truly see the strength of our research community. Your willingness to extend grace to one another and lift each other up is a testament to the bond we share through our mutual relationship with Dr. Harrison. Let us use this moment as a reminder to always be there for one another, to support and uplift each other in both good times and bad.
    We miss you, Dr. H.

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