NFCA Webinar: Accelerating Celiac Disease Research: With You, We Can Go Further - Celiac Disease
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Oct 14 2015

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

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness is one of my favorite resources for all things pertaining to Celiac Disease. This goes for medical information, gluten-free diet, how to navigate certain situations, etc. One of the special features of the NFCA is the free webinars they put on. There is usually at least one per month and there is an archive of all of the previous webinars should you miss one or want to go back to reference one. The next upcoming webinar will be on October 27, 2015 and will address the importance of Celiac Disease Research. More about the upcoming webinar:

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.

The webinar will take place on October 27, 2015 from 1PM to 2PM EST/10AM to 11AM PST. All you need to do to attend is register here and follow the instructions you receive via email. If you are unable to attend, the webinar should be available in the archives within 72 hours.

Article Written by:

Kimberly Bouldin is a gluten-free wife, runner & blogger with two children in Columbus, Ohio. After her celiac diagnosis in 2006, she has made it her mission to embrace an entirely new approach to nutrition in a gluten-free world, exploring options that run the gamut from "made from scratch" homemade bread to sampling and reviewing the gluten-free prepared foods that are continuously being introduced to the market. While navigating the waters of becoming gluten-free, Kim shares her experiences and passes along valuable product reviews in addition to helping other moms of celiac kids develop healthy menus that are kid-friendly and palatable. Kimberly is a valuable resource for those who are newly diagnosed, as well as for the more seasoned gluten-free veterans. Follow Kim on Twitter!

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