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  • NASSCD is dedicated to improving the lives of patients with Celiac Disease and related disorders.

  • Our Leaders, past and present, encourage you to participate fully in our society.

  • The NASSCD has worked to develop a statement regarding the use of oats in products that are identified as gluten-free.

Latest News

Best Practices

The North American Society for the Study of Celiac Disease and the Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society have joined to provide clinicians and pathologists best practices for the use of pathology in the diagnosis of celiac disease.  We welcome comments from our members through February 26, 2018. Members can find a draft here.

Congratulations Drs. Joseph Murray and Amanda Cartee!

The 2017 NASSCD Investigator Award in Non-Celiac/Wheat Sensitivity Research grant was awarded to Drs. Joseph Murray and Amanda Cartee of the Mayo Clinic.  We look forward to learning the results of their study, "The innate immune response to, and changes in intestinal permeability after, a gluten challenge in subjects with non-celiac gluten sensitivity.” 

NASSCD would like to thank the Nestle Research Center for making this grant possible.

NASSCD publishes guideline for Celiac Disease Diagnosis in Adults. Read it, share it, use it.

NASSCD makes a splash at FNCE 2017.  Attendees are learning about what we do and want to learn more!

Booth 2226 -               NASSCD's first exhibit                                  Join NASSCD -
Come see us!                                                                                  Enjoy a treat! 

 Anne Roland Lee shares her role on the Executive Council
         while attendees sign up to learn more.

A recent directive by the Vatican generated discussion about the use of low-gluten communion hosts as part of the Catholic mass.  Read NASSCD's statement on the issue.

Read our latest commentary on the inclusion of oats in a gluten-free diet on our news page.

Speaking of oats: Venessa Wong, business writer for BuzzFeed referenced the NASSCD oats statement in her latest article on mechanically/optically sorted oats.

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Member News

Dr. Ahmed El-Sohemy recently published a study on the prevalance of undiagnosed celiac cases in Toronto.  Read further details and commentary provided by some of our members.
Dr. Barry Kaufman is a Senior Physician at Atlantic Gastroenterology and its Celiac Center, which encourages a regional support group.  Dr. Kaufman and his staff are principal investigators of a study to assess whether Vedolizumab can block enteritis associated with gluten challenge in patients previously in histologic remission on a gluten free diet.  

Please submit any announcements you wish to share to info@nasscd.org.



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Education & Events

Celiac Disease, now and the future
March 2-3, 2018, The Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, New York

Gluten-free Expo
May 5-6, 2018, Pasedena, California

Pan-American Symposium on Celiac Disease
June 14-15, 2018, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Information Flyer (English)

Tampere Celiac Disease Symposium 2018
September 13-15, 2018, University of Tampere, Finland