The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center is at the forefront of research and professional education regarding Celiac Disease. In fact, Dr. Bana Jabri, who leads The U of C celiac research team, has been awared the coveted 2009 Wm. K. Warren Prize in Celiac Disease--a first for anyone in The United States.
Read our 2010 Research Summary Report here.
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We are actively pursuing the world's first mouse model of celiac disease, click here for more details.
The first ever national meeting on celiac disease sponsored by AGA was hosted by the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center on September 11-12, 2009. Click here for details.
We are now accepting applications for our 2010 Annual Preceptorship Program.
The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center Research Program, led by Dr. Jabri, is focused on making new discoveries in the pathogenesis of celiac disease that will impact on the treatment, follow-up and diagnosis of celiac disease. Resonably, determining more about the origination and development of a disease will uncover ways to prevent it. That is our ultimate goal.
The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center Research Team contributes to many multi-center studies and collaborates with some of the best research teams in the world.
The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center is the only center in the nation to offer in-depth training for doctors and other medical professionals regarding celiac disease. Our Perceptorship Program occurs annually and invites candidates from across the nation. We are hoping to replicate this unique on-site opportunity to create an Online CME course devoted to screening, diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease.