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Apply Today for the Young Investigator Award


Last year, Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) partnered with the North American Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (NASSCD) to award a three-year, $150,000 grant to support young investigator research in finding the cause and treatment for celiac disease. We are pleased to announce that NASSCD is now accepting applications for the Young Investigator Award for Celiac […]

Help Test a Pill for Celiac Disease Treatment


Are you interested in advancing research toward treatment and a cure for celiac disease? The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center is enrolling patients for a clinical study testing the effectiveness of a pill for celiac disease. CDF is proud to support the efforts of Medical Advisory Board member, Stefano Guandalini, MD, and CDF Research […]

FDA Issues Strong Warning Regarding Loperamide (Imodium) Use


It is common for those with celiac disease to turn to over-the-counter (OTC) or prescription loperamide (brand name: Imodium) for short-term treatment of diarrhea. The FDA has recently issued a warning that overuse of this medication can lead to serious cardiac issues, and even death. Users of loperamide are encouraged to adhere to recommended dosages […]

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 […]

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