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Stanford Children’s Health launches new Center 

Stanford Children’s Health has launched its new Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and Celiac Disease to increase access to care and advance research to improve outcomes for children, thanks to a $70 million gift by an anonymous donor.

Stanford Medicine Children’s Health holds community celiac disease event

When your gut feels healthy, you feel more ready to take on the world. That was the premise behind our recent “Celiac Strong: Empowering the Gluten-Free Community” event, held May 20, 2023. The event was part of our commitment to help children and adults in our community live their best lives, despite having a digestive inflammatory disease.

Food Additives May Exacerbate IBD

Dietary additives lurking in processed foods may contribute to the development or exacerbation of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a leading gastroenterologist contends.

Celiac disease has lesser known impact on teen's mental health

Celiac disease is perhaps best known for interfering with the body's ability to digest gluten, but Dr. Hilary Jerico talks to KTVU about the negative impact the disease has on the mental health of teens.

25 best hospitals for pediatric gastroenterology in 2023

The top 25 hospitals for pediatric gastroenterology.

Twins Share Everything, Including Celiac Disease

Joseph and Devlin are identical twins in every sense of the word. The 11-year-olds have endless energy, which they pour into playing flag football, soccer, and baseball. And they share the same group of friends who love to exchange sports cards and spend hours goofing around together.

The Handoff: How to bridge the gap between academic research and real-world impact

If there was any comfort for Chaitan Khosla in learning his 3-year-old had celiac disease, it was in finally understanding the reason for his little boy’s debilitating pain. This was in 1999, and the disease—an immune response to gluten that wreaks havoc on the small intestine—had no drug treatment...

Metabolic diversity in commensal protists regulates intestinal immunity and trans-kingdom competition

New publication in Cell by authors Michael Howitt, PhD and Elias Gerrick, PhD - supported by the Stanford Medicine Children's Health Center for IBD and Celiac Disease grant program.