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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Pfizer’s SARS-CoV-2 vaccine does not affect the honeymoon phase of type 1 diabetes

Pfizer’s SARS-CoV-2 vaccine does not affect the honeymoon phase of type 1 diabetes

Rare Cells Capable of Transforming into Leukemia may Provide new Insight into Leukemic Landscape

Rare Cells Capable of Transforming into Leukemia may Provide new Insight into Leukemic Landscape

Vaccine generates antibodies that target SARS-CoV-2 spike protein regions shared among many coronaviruses

Vaccine generates antibodies that target SARS-CoV-2 spike protein regions shared among many coronaviruses

Report highlights the need for an office to support autoimmune disease research across NIH institutes

Report highlights the need for an office to support autoimmune disease research across NIH institutes

Crucial blood tests for celiac disease could help shrink the gap to diagnosis and improve care

Crucial blood tests for celiac disease could help shrink the gap to diagnosis and improve care

EMA issues qualification opinion for islet autoantibodies as enrichment biomarkers for T1D prevention trials

EMA issues qualification opinion for islet autoantibodies as enrichment biomarkers for T1D prevention trials

$10 million gift helps launch the Colton Center for Autoimmunity at Penn

$10 million gift helps launch the Colton Center for Autoimmunity at Penn

UD chemical engineer aims to improve the delivery of therapeutic medicines to the body

UD chemical engineer aims to improve the delivery of therapeutic medicines to the body

Review describes nutritional imbalances in adults with celiac disease following a gluten-free diet

Review describes nutritional imbalances in adults with celiac disease following a gluten-free diet

Research focuses on ways to enhance gluten-free products

Research focuses on ways to enhance gluten-free products

Researchers decode the mechanisms of cell renewal process

Researchers decode the mechanisms of cell renewal process

How mass screening efforts have helped identify more cases of celiac disease in children

How mass screening efforts have helped identify more cases of celiac disease in children

Loss of gut epithelial barrier responsible for COVID-19-related MIS-C in children, suggests study

Loss of gut epithelial barrier responsible for COVID-19-related MIS-C in children, suggests study

Study shows how rare but serious post-COVID-19 complication develops in children, adolescents

Study shows how rare but serious post-COVID-19 complication develops in children, adolescents

Defective epithelial barrier responsible for up to two billion chronic diseases

Defective epithelial barrier responsible for up to two billion chronic diseases

How have COVID-19 pandemic school closures impacted the health of children globally?

How have COVID-19 pandemic school closures impacted the health of children globally?

Researchers identify foods that cause 90% of food allergies

Researchers identify foods that cause 90% of food allergies

iTHRIV announces recipients of  health research pilot projects

iTHRIV announces recipients of health research pilot projects

Antibiotics administered before age 2 are linked to ongoing conditions

Antibiotics administered before age 2 are linked to ongoing conditions

Researchers to explore the role of gut microbes in childhood celiac disease

Researchers to explore the role of gut microbes in childhood celiac disease