Harvard Medical School Celiac Program Focuses on Research, Education

Founded in 2013, the collaborative includes healthcare practitioners and researchers from theCenter for Celiac Research and Treatmentat MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC), theCeliac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center(BIDMC)  andBoston Children’s Hospital Celiac Program(BCH).

Advancing research initiatives and education is a focus of the group, which held its inaugural symposium for continuing medical education and patient education in conjunction with theNew England Celiac Organizationon April 11, 2015 in Norwood, Mass. Approximately 100 clinicians and 700 patients attended separate educational tracks with 21 presenters. Speakers included the founders of the HMS Celiac Research Program:Alessio Fasano, MD, of MGHfC;Ciarán Kelly, MD, of BIDMC; andAlan Leichtner, MD, of BCH.

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