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Partnership with ImmusanT to Promote Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Nexvax2®, A Promising Celiac Disease Treatment

ImmusanT, a Cambridge, MA-based biotechnology company, has announced that Nexvax2®, an immunotherapy drug designed to protect celiac disease patients from gluten exposure, has successfully completed a Phase 1b clinical trial and is advancing to a Phase 2 trial. Currently, strict, lifetime adherence to a gluten-free diet is the only disease management protocol for celiac disease […]

Finding A Cure For Celiac Disease

To cure celiac disease we must fundamentally shift how celiac disease research is conceptualized and conducted. Why? Because the current research paradigm for celiac disease, one that has existed for four decades, has not delivered a cure. Not only has it not delivered a cure, celiac disease research has produced only a single approved treatment […]

CDF Establishes Research Committee to Accelerate a Cure

Celiac Disease Foundation is proud to announce the establishment of the CDF Research Committee, chaired by Daniel Adelman, MD, with members Sonia Kupfer, MD, Benjamin Lebwohl, MD, and Fernando Velayos, MD. Committee members will select two representatives from CDF’s Patient Engagement Celiac Disease Network to join them in overseeing CDF’s research-related activities, including iCureCeliac™. Research […]

Celimmune and Celiac Disease Foundation Partner for Phase 2 Clinical Drug Study

Celimmune, in partnership with the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center, and Celiac Disease Foundation have joined forces to deploy the iCureCeliac patient registry as a screen for phase 2 clinical study for refractory celiac disease type II. This is the first-ever use of the new and growing iCureCeliac registry to support celiac disease therapeutic treatment […]

CDF Partners with Mosaic and Dartmouth College to Study Arsenic in the Gluten-Free Diet

Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) is pleased to announce a new partnership with Mosaic, a National Institutes of Health (NIH) project of the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) to crowdsource research ideas online. CDF’s first Mosaic research topic is Arsenic in the Gluten-Free Diet. Arsenic is found in nature, and we are all exposed to […]