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The NASSCD Annual Business Meeting took place on Monday, May 8, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place.  We are privileged to have welcomed over one-quarter of our members as well as some new members.  We encourage all members to participate as fully as possible in the society.
Our new President, Elena Verdú, MD, took the reins from Peter H.R. Green, MD for the 2017-2019 term. At the meeting, three new officers were also elected to the Executive Council for the 2017-2019 term.  Please join us in congratulating and welcoming our new officers.

President: Elena Verdú, MD, PhD                                                President-Elect: Ciaran P. Kelly, MD 
McMaster University                                                                     Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Secretary: Armin Alaedini, PhD                                                    Treasurer: Maria Ines Pinto Sanchez, MD, MSc
Columbia University                                                                      McMaster University

We would also like to once again thank our past presidents for their dedication and service to NASSCD.
Peter H.R. Green, MD                            Joseph A. Murray, MD                  Stefano Guandalini, MD

Finally, a hearty thanks to Sonia Kupfer, MD for her service as Secretary for the 2015-2017 term.


NASSCD congratulates Matthew Shale, MD, PhD, recipient of the NASSCD Young Investigators Award. This award was made possible with support from the Celiac Disease Foundation.
Dr. Shale is currently pursuing study in the field of Celiac Disease at Stanford University School of Medicine's Insitute for Immunity, Transplantation and Infection. Dr Shale's abstract is titled "Defining the Role of Antigen Specific  ลทðT-Cells in Celiac Disease." 

We are pleased to announce that the 2nd Maki Celiac Disease Tampere Prize 2016 was awarded November 25, 2016 to Prof. Chaitan Khosla, Director of Chemistry, Engineering and Medicine for Human Health at Stanford University, CA, USA. Watch Prof. Khosla’s acceptance and interview.  Congratulations Prof. Khosla!

Members received the first newsletter of 2017 in their inboxes in January.  The links below will take you to our previous newsletters.

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Education & Events

Research Conference and Gluten-Free Expo
June 3-4, 2017 - Pasadena, CA

17th International Celiac Disease Symposium
September 8-10, 2017 - New Delhi, India

2017 Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo
October 21-24, 2017 - Chicago, IL