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Commentary:Symposium - NASSCD-Canadian Association of Gastroenterology (CAG)
On February 11, 2018, a joint NASSCD-CAG session on celiac disease was held at the annual Canadian Digestive Disease Week meeting in Toronto, Canada. NASSCD president Dr. Elena Verdu and Treasurer Dr. Maria Ines Pinto-Sanchez from McMaster University chaired the session titled “Celiac Disease: Removing the Fog.” Other featured speakers included NASSCD past president Dr. Peter Green (Columbia University), president-elect Dr. Ciaran Kelly (Harvard University) and NASSCD member Dr. Benjamin Lebwohl (Columbia University). The objectives of the symposium were to integrate concepts for proper clinical management and follow-up in celiac disease, and to understand the potential value of new therapeutic options for celiac disease, in addition to the gluten-free diet. Abstracts were presented at the end of the featured talks.The symposium was very well attended, and received excellent evaluations and positive comments: