A common symptom of patients with undiagnosed celiac disease (CeD) is nutrient deficiency. When CeD patients consume gluten, it triggers the immune system to attack the microvilli of the small intestine, causing them to flatten and lose function. Microvilli are hair-like structures that assist with the absorption of vital nutrients and vitamins needed to lead […]
Celiac Disease Foundation thanks Time Magazine for referencing celiac.org in their recent article titled, “6 Facts About Gluten That You’re Probably Getting Wrong.” Celiac Disease Foundation works tirelessly year-round to educate the public about celiac disease. Raising awareness about celiac disease has been a fundamental part of CDF’s mission since we were founded 25 years […]
At the International Celiac Disease Symposium (ICDS), celiac practitioners, researchers, patients, and leaders from around the world come together to share their collective knowledge and experience, and to propel forward the practices of treating and preventing gluten-related disorders. This is the one place to go to find the world’s experts in celiac disease, as they […]
Celiac Disease Foundation is proud to have been a funder and to participate on the Steering Committee for the FDA Gastroenterology Regulatory Endpoints and Advancement of Therapeutics (GREAT3) workshop. Conceived by Dr. Sonia Kupfer of the University of Chicago and CDF Medical Advisory Board member Dr. Daniel Leffler of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, GREAT3 […]
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors today approved nearly $142.5 million to support the ongoing development and expansion of an ambitious new resource for health research known as PCORnet, the National Patient-Centered Clinical Research Network.
CDF is committed to advancing the delivery of personalized health solutions emerging from the rapidly developing fields of genomics and data collection and analysis. We are a lead institutional participant in the Community Engaged Network for All (CENA), a ground-breaking initiative to create a massive national patient-driven cohort for disease research. The White House has launched […]
The 16th International Celiac Disease Symposium (ICDS 2015) was held June 21-23, 2015, in Prague, Czech Republic. The largest international gathering of physicians, dietitians, researchers, and academics in the field of celiac disease, ICDS 2015 included scientific, clinical and patient forums focusing on the latest developments. REPRESENTING YOU To ensure that your voice and the […]
Celiac Disease Foundation Chief Executive Officer, Marilyn G. Geller, was recently appointed to sit on the Royal Caribbean Advisory Board on Disabilities. The Advisory Board held its first meeting in May 2015, and was established by the cruise line to improve the travel experience for guests with disabilities
Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) is proud to announce that Marilyn G. Geller, Chief Executive Officer, recently received a national award from Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, recognizing her accomplishments and achievements at CDF. The “Real. Strong. Women. Of Distinction” Award is a new initiative highlighting Alpha Chi Omega women who are on the road to achieving […]
Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF), the nation’s leading disease advocacy organization for celiac disease, is pleased to announce its iPhone and Android app for the celiac.org Gluten-Free Allergy-Free Marketplace.