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October 21st, 2015

NFCA Webinar: Accelerating Celiac Disease Research

By Kanaaz Pereira

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) Webinars are geared for those with celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders as well as the dietitians and providers who serve them.

Accelerating Celiac Disease Research: With You, We Can Go Further

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. EST/10 a.m. to 11 a.m. PST

Join the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness for a special webinar to talk about the critical role patients play in research with three key leaders who are working to change the face of celiac disease:

  • Jacob Hughey, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Computational Health Sciences, University of California, San Francisco and diagnosed with celiac disease in 2012
  • Francisco Leon, MD, PhD, Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Medical Officer, Celimmune
  • Joseph A. Murray, MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and NFCA Scientific/Medical Advisory Council member

Drs. Hughey, Leon and Murray will share examples of how patients have contributed to successful celiac disease research in the past and discuss how a motivated and educated patient community can continue to help to advance the field. Tune in to learn how patients, researchers and NFCA can work together to make a change.

For more information, and to register, please visit celiac central.org

To learn more about celiac disease, visit mayoclinic.org/celiacdisease.

Tags: celiac disease, Events, Francisco Leon, gluten, Jacob Hughey, Joseph Murray, NFCA, Webinars

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