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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

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.

Grant submissions due September 8, 2017!  Please visit our 
research page to learn more!

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. 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

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

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