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11/6/2018

2018 Team Gluten-Free Turkey Trot 5k Fun Run/Walk

On November 3, 2018, the Celiac Disease Foundation’s Team Gluten-Free Turkey Trot 5k Fun Run/Walk in New York and Los Angeles drew over 350 people of all ages and raised over $90,000! The Turkey Trot participants showed their support for one common goal: to drive diagnosis, treatment, and a cure for the three million Americans…

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10/16/2018

iCureCeliac® Study Presented at Digestive Disease Week 2018

In a Medscape Gastroenterology article covering Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2018, William Balistreri, MD, reported on the studies presented that addressed reliable, cost-effective celiac disease detection. One of the studies highlighted in the article, Forgoing the Duodenal Biopsy for Celiac Disease Diagnosis Among Adults in the United States: Results of a National Survey, analyzed data…

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10/3/2018

Celiac Disease Foundation Granted Membership in the Association of European Coeliac Societies (AOECS)

Los Angeles, CA, September 29, 2018 – The Celiac Disease Foundation is pleased to be accepted as an affiliate member of the Association of European Coeliac Societies (AOECS). Founded in 1988, the AOECS is an independent, non-profit umbrella of national celiac societies who seek to collaborate worldwide. AOECS is actively involved in international initiatives to…

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9/5/2018

Marilyn G. Geller Appointed to National Research Institute’s Advisory Panel

Celiac Disease Foundation CEO Marilyn Geller will help bring the patient advocate voice to guiding institute’s patient-centered research efforts August 21, 2018 — Marilyn G. Geller, Chief Executive Officer of the Celiac Disease Foundation has been appointed by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) as a member of its Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement. Geller…

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7/20/2018

Celiac Disease Foundation Signs Letter Advocating for Improved Coverage & Affordable Access to Prescription Drugs

Many patients with celiac disease have other medical conditions, such as co-occurring autoimmune disorders, requiring treatment with prescription medications. There are also several investigational treatments for celiac disease currently in the drug development pipeline that we are hopeful will be available to patients in the coming years. For these reasons, we support improved insurance coverage…

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6/27/2018

TH Foods, Inc. Renews Sponsorship Agreement with the Celiac Disease Foundation

LOVES PARK, Ill. (June 27, 2018) – TH Foods, Inc.™, maker of premium, gluten-free cracker brands Crunchmaster® and Harvest Stone® today announced the renewal of its sponsorship with the Celiac Disease Foundation, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to driving diagnosis, treatments, and a cure for celiac disease through research, education, and advocacy. Celiac disease, a…

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6/25/2018

Take Action Now to Protect Nonpartisanship for Nonprofit Organizations

The Johnson Amendment, a provision in federal law that has protected nonprofits from becoming involved in partisan electioneering activities for the past 60+ years, is currently under threat of being substantially weakened or repealed. Maintaining political nonpartisanship is an essential component of all 501(c)(3) organizations. The Celiac Disease Foundation must remain separate from partisan politics…

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6/18/2018

CEO Marilyn G. Geller Honored with the Center for Nonprofit Management Inspiring Leader Award

We are pleased to announce that Celiac Disease Foundation CEO, Marilyn G. Geller, received the Center for Nonprofit Management Inspiring Leaders Award on June 14th, for her innovative approach in accelerating diagnosis, treatments, and a cure for celiac disease and non-celiac gluten/wheat sensitivity. Marilyn was particularly selected for this award because of the progress made…

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6/11/2018

Is it Gluten? What Your Doctor Really Thinks-Sheila Crowe Speaking at the 2018 Celiac Disease Foundation National Conference

Celiac Disease Foundation congratulates Sheila E. Crowe, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FACG, AGAF of University of California, San Diego (UCSD), a member of our esteemed Medical Advisory Board, for her service as the 2017-2018 American Gastroenterological Association President. A clinician-scientist and Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine at UCSD, Dr. Crowe is…

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