• 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


The society you trust to deliver relevant, useful information about celiac disease has a new name to reflect our global membership - -Society for the Study of Celiac Disease.

SSCD once again brings celiac disease awareness to FNCE participants

SSCD exhibited at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo in Washington, DC on October 21-23, 2018.  Dietitians, nutritionists, food service personnel and future health care professionals from near and far learned about SSCD's mission, our new Celiac Disease Unit Recognition Program and picked up useful resources to share with patients. 

SSCD appreciates members Anne Roland Lee, EdD, RD, LD and Melinda Dennis, MS, RD, LDN taking time out of the conference to share their membership experience and knowledge with FNCE attendees.


NASSCD Welcomes Three New Councilors-at-Large during the Annual Meeting

Join us in welcoming three new councilors to the Executive Council.
Julio Bai, MD, Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Benjamin Lebwohl, MD, MS, Columbia University, New York, USA
Jocelyn Silvester, MD, PhD, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, USA

We would also like to thank the outgoing councilors, Daniel Leffler, MD, MS, Anne Lee, EdD, RDN, LD and Carol Semrad, MD for their dedication and many hours of service.  

NASSCD Members Educate

NASSCD members shared their knowledge at a joint NASSCD-CAG session.  Read the commentary to learn more.

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

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

Join us in congratulating NASSCD President, Elena Verdú, MD, PhD on her promotion to Professor of Medicine at McMaster University.  Dr. Verdu will assume her new role on July 1, 2018.

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Education & Events

Facing Today's Facts on Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity
November 10-11, 2018, Norwood, MA

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18th International Celiac Disease Symposium
September 4-7, 2019, Paris, France

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