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CDF attends Development of Therapies for Celiac Disease Conference

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Deborah Ceizler, CDF Chief Development Officer, recently attended the Development of Therapies for Celiac Disease Conference hosted by the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University.  The conference provided a unique opportunity to bring together experts from around the world – physicians, scientists, industry leaders including pharmaceutical, diagnostic, biotechnology and food & agriculture – and patients seeking […]

CDF CEO Marilyn Geller Interviewed in Gluten-Free Living Magazine

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By Van Waffle | February 24, 2014   Despite a growing awareness of celiac disease, most people still don’t know they have it. When a pediatrician phoned Marilyn Geller with test results indicating her 15-year-old son probably had celiac disease, Geller did not understand what the physician was saying. With a master’s of science in public health […]

Blood Tests being Underutilized in Diagnosing Celiac Disease

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Celiac disease, one of the most common autoimmune diseases in the world today, often goes undiagnosed due to asymptomatic patients and many nonspecific symptoms. To diagnose a patient with celiac disease, a positive intestinal biopsy is typically necessary. But when physicians need to decide on whether or not to order a biopsy, they have many […]

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