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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
With more than 1,200 participants registered in its first four months, iCureCeliac™ is shaping the type of research that is most important to you – the patient. We are pleased to present a few initial findings.
It is a commonly held belief that, in America, celiac disease occurs most frequently in women of Caucasian descent. A recent study, led CDF Research Committee member Benjamin Lebwohl of the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, sought to examine that assertion, and turned up some unexpected information about the ethnic distribution of this widespread […]
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 […]