Alphabet blocks spelling out CDGEMMA versatile team of doctors and scientists at the Center for Celiac Research and Treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital, Mass General for Children, and the Celiac Research Program at Harvard Medical School created the CDGEMM study to learn more about each of the many factors that contribute to the development of celiac disease. This long-term, multi-center study will follow infants from birth through childhood with visits that can be conducted at your local pediatrician’s office. Infants can even be enrolled before birth! Explore our website to learn more about how you can get involved.

The CDGEMM Study is currently recruiting infants in the womb or aged up to 6 months who have a first-degree relative (parent or sibling) with celiac disease.

Contact Us

For general questions about the CDGEMM study, email To enroll, or inquire about enrollment, please contact a participating center nearest you.

For study updates and more information from the Center for Celiac Research and Treatment, visit us on social media! You can also find details about the CDGEMM study on and on the Mass General Brigham clinical trials registration page.

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Meet the Team

  • Alessio Fasano, MD
  • Maureen Leonard, MD
  • Mark A. Salvatore, MD
  • Martha Pacetti, RN, MSN, CPNP
  • Pam Cureton, RD, LDN
  • Gloria Serena, PhD
  • Victoria Kenyon, Clinical Research Coordinator 


As of February 2021, the CDGEMM Study has enrolled 235 infants in the United States and 266 in Italy for a total of 501 infants. Check out our recent newsletters below for additional updates on study progress.

Got Comments? CDGEMM participants and care providers are encouraged to submit comments or concerns about the study through this anonymous portal. We love to hear your feedback!