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

  • SSCD leaders and members networking to build a better society.

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

  • Read (NA)SSCD's statement on the use of low gluten wafers (pub.8/17)

Latest News

SSCD member Dr. Bana Jabri's major discovery

Dr. Bana Jabri discovers how a virus can trigger celiac disease. Read about how a Seemingly Innocuous Virus Can Trigger Celiac Disease.

SSCD Welcomes Three New Officers during the Annual Meeting

Join us in welcoming our three new officers to the Executive Council for the 2019-2021 term.
President-elect: Benjamin Lebwohl, MD, MS, Columbia University, New York, USA
Secretary: Alessio Fasano, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
Treasurer: Dawn W. Adams, MD, MS, Vanderbilt Medical Center, Nashville, USA

Thank you to our retiring Council Members, Peter H.R. Green, MD (Past President), Armin Alaedini, PhD (Secretary) and Maria Ines Pinto Sanchez, MD, MSc (Treasurer) their dedication and many hours of service.  

Visit our Leadership Page.

Our members are keeping us in the loop

SSCD thanks Dr. Kristine Novak, science writer and editor of AGA Journal, for her summary of Can Altering the Intestinal Microbiome Reduce Wheat Sensitivity, authored by Alberto Caminero, PhD and several other SSCD members.  

Congratulations to our corporate sponsor, Microdrop, on the publication of their research study evaluating the efficacy of imaware™

See SSCD Past-President, Elena Verdu's interview with Dr. Emeran Mayer on the topic of celiac disease.

Member, Dr. Marie Robert, shared news about two grants being offered by Beyond Celiac.  Learn more on our research page.

SSCD members continue to provide resources and information to help the GI community understand celiac disease.  Visit our Educational Resources CD Management section for links to intersting content.

Congratulations are in Order

Congratulations Drs. Premsyl Bercik and Maria Ines Pinto Sanchez of McMaster University on receiving the SSCD Investigator Award.  This award was made possible with the support of the Nestle Research Center. The Award is intended to support a research project on a basic, translational, or clinical topic related to the investigation of NCG/WS pathophysiology, distinct clinical characteristics, implications of gut microbiota, epithelial barrier and/or innate immunity.

SSCD congratulates Dr. Marisa Gallant Stahl of the University of Colorado Children’s Hospital, recipient of the SSCD-Beyond Celiac Early Career Research Award.  The two-year grant awarded for a project to comprise basic, clinical, translational, behavioral or epidemiological research in celiac disease.  SSCD commends all applicants on the proposals submitted and greatly appreciates the support of Beyond Celiac for this important research initiative.


A new member benefit: Visit our Educational Resources page for a link to the WGO Ask a Librarian resource.   SSCD and WGO have arranged to provide you with monthly alerts to relevent research via WGO's Ask a Librarian service.  Monthly alerts will put the latest research at your fingertips.  

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 Members Educate

SSCD members shared their knowledge at a joint (NA)SSCD-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

Dr. Louise Crozier and Dr. Sheila Crowe would like to announce that "Celiac Disease-Enhancing Educational Support for GI Providers in the Adult Celiac Population" abstract was accepted for poster presentation at  DDW 2019. It was submitted to AGA under category: Clinical Practice and subcategory: Guideline Adoption and Implementation and will be presented Monday May 20th from noon-2pm in the poster hall. Check out our free provider support website Celiacpegs.org
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.

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


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Education & Events

2019 James W. Freston Conference
Food at the intersection of gut health and disease
August 9-10, 2019, Chicago, Illinois

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

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