Webinar: Advancing Celiac Research Through Patient Participation and Industry Partnership


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Date & Time
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
1:00PM - 2:15PM

Join Our Free Webinar in the “All Things Celiac” Series

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Join the Harvard Medical School Celiac Research Program and the National Celiac Association for the first webinar in our Fall 2022 “Ask the Experts” series. Speakers will present on selected topics for 60 minutes, followed by 15 minutes for Q&A, on Wednesday, September 14, 2022, from 1:00 pm to 2:15 pm ET.

Patients, clinicians, scientists and industry partners all contribute to the research effort to find treatment alternatives to the gluten-free diet. Speakers will present the latest research and talk about the importance of patient participation in clinical trials. Daniel Leffler, MD, MS, AGAF, gastroenterologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and senior medical director at Takeda Pharmaceuticals, will join Francisco Leon, MD, PhD, chief scientific officer and co-founder of Provention Bio, to present a research update on emerging technologies to diagnose and monitor celiac disease and alternative treatments in their experimental stages. Jocelyn Silvester, MD, PhD, pediatric gastroenterologist at Boston Children’s Hospital, will talk about the use of gluten in clinical trials.

Lee Graham, executive director of the National Celiac Association, will introduce the webinar, which will be moderated by Alessio Fasano, MD, pediatric gastroenterologist and director of the Center for Celiac Research and Treatment at Mass General for Children. A Q&A session will follow the presentations; please submit general questions below or during the webinar on the Zoom platform..

Please note: This is an educational webinar, and no information is intended for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. Please seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs): This course (220323-RSS) is approved by the Boston Children’s Hospital’s Continuing Education Department for 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for physicians, 1.25 contact hours for nurses, 1.25 ACE CE continuing education credits for social workers, and 1.25 CEUs for Registered Dietitians. Instructions for claiming credits will be made available during the webinar and transcripts will be available within 30 days.

Date & Time

Wednesday, September 14, 2022
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm