Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is an inherited autoimmune disorder where gluten has been identified as the environmental trigger of the disease. Gluten is an ingested protein found in wheat, barley and rye.
What is Celiac Disease?

Celiac disease affects the gastrointestinal tract - especially the small intestines. It is seen in genetically predisposed children and adults.

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No-biopsy diagnosis for adults with suspected celiac disease could cut long NHS waiting lists

No-biopsy diagnosis for adults with suspected celiac disease could cut long NHS waiting lists

C-Path, Provention Bio collaborate to improve scientific community's insight into type 1 diabetes

C-Path, Provention Bio collaborate to improve scientific community's insight into type 1 diabetes

Researchers establish link between inflammatory bowel disease and celiac disease

Researchers establish link between inflammatory bowel disease and celiac disease

Study provides genetic explanation behind the sex bias observed in certain diseases

Study provides genetic explanation behind the sex bias observed in certain diseases

C-Path receives EMA’s letter of support to facilitate the diagnoses of type 1 diabetes

C-Path receives EMA’s letter of support to facilitate the diagnoses of type 1 diabetes

No fuss technique for accurate characterization of gluten protein

No fuss technique for accurate characterization of gluten protein

Researchers explore how probiotic Bifidobacteria could help celiac disease patients

Researchers explore how probiotic Bifidobacteria could help celiac disease patients

Individuals with celiac disease at increased risk of premature death

Individuals with celiac disease at increased risk of premature death

Researchers link celiac disease to increased risk of premature death

Researchers link celiac disease to increased risk of premature death

Deleting a gene prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice by disguising insulin-producing cells

Deleting a gene prevents Type 1 diabetes in mice by disguising insulin-producing cells

Nanoparticles containing gliadin could allow celiac disease patients to eat a normal diet

Nanoparticles containing gliadin could allow celiac disease patients to eat a normal diet

Universal 'One-Size-Fits-All' Cancer Treatment

Universal 'One-Size-Fits-All' Cancer Treatment

Scientists isolate individual cells that cause autoimmune disease

Scientists isolate individual cells that cause autoimmune disease

UChicago researchers develop first accurate mouse model of celiac disease

UChicago researchers develop first accurate mouse model of celiac disease

New guidelines recommend no-biopsy approach for childhood celiac disease diagnosis

New guidelines recommend no-biopsy approach for childhood celiac disease diagnosis

Study reveals new "crosstalk" between intestinal microbes and developing thymic cells

Study reveals new "crosstalk" between intestinal microbes and developing thymic cells

Study finds negligible gluten transfer when children use Play Doh, uncooked pasta for play

Study finds negligible gluten transfer when children use Play Doh, uncooked pasta for play

Bacterial exposure is a potential environmental risk factor in developing coeliac disease

Bacterial exposure is a potential environmental risk factor in developing coeliac disease

Classroom activities pose low risk of harmful gluten exposure in children with celiac disease

Classroom activities pose low risk of harmful gluten exposure in children with celiac disease

Links between most human diseases and genetics are shaky at best

Links between most human diseases and genetics are shaky at best