Celiac Support Association

Development of Therapies for Celiac Disease  March 20-21, 2014

Host Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, New York
A scientific program designed for those interested in the development of non-dietary therapies for celiac disease
Presentation Summaries in RED

Important issues  Markku Maki - Finland (Moderator)
Screening in celiac disease in childhood, pros & cons Ivor Hill & Edwin Liu - USA
  • Debated the use of screening asymptomatic  but, at risk children for celiac disease no final conclusion.
Gluten and biopsy outcome, why is it important in drug trials? Markku Maki - Finland
  • Currently, biopsy tissue preparation is a variable that impacts the reading and interpretation of the slides, thus impacting research results. Biopsy data is the prime criteria in determining the outcome in drug trials.

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