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Beyond Celiac Town Hall Series

Beyond Celiac is pleased to present our Virtual Town Hall Series. Throughout the year we will be hosting in-depth conversations with top experts in the field of celiac disease—including clinicians, scientists and advocates—as we aim to answer big questions about this serious autoimmune disease. Join us for each Town Hall where we cover a unique topic brought to our attention by members of our community.


Upcoming Virtual Town Halls

January 26, 2022 at 2 PM ET: Breakthroughs in Celiac Science

Join Beyond Celiac science team members Amy Ratner and Kate Avery, MPH, as they discuss the most exciting celiac disease research published in the past year. They will also share peeks at what is coming down the pipeline and the incredible science Beyond Celiac is funding and accelerating toward treatments and a cure. Plus, learn how YOU can get involved in driving research forward for celiac disease.

Register for this free virtual event by filling out the following form:

International registrants can sign up here. If you have any questions, please reach out to Maria Luci at [email protected].


Past Town Halls

September 2021: Eating Healthy on the Gluten-Free Diet

Beckee Moreland, restaurateur, gluten-free foodservice consultant, former director of the Beyond Celiac GREAT Kitchens program and certified in culinary nutrition, and Julie Kennedy, RD and long-time Beyond Celiac volunteer, discussed food for the gluten-free community, ways to maximize enjoyment on the diet without sacrificing nutrition and more.

July 2021: 10 Biggest Changes in the Celiac Disease World, a conversation with Amy Ratner of Beyond Celiac and Erica Dermer of Celiac and the Beast

Beyond Celiac Director of Scientific Affairs, Amy Ratner discussed major advances in the celiac disease world with Erica Dermer of Celiac and the Beast. Learn how the world has drastically changed for those with celiac disease since Amy’s daughter was diagnosed in the 90s and Erica was diagnosed in the early aughts—and what the future might hold for those in the community. 

May 2021: Discussing Diversity and Disparity in Celiac Disease with National Minority Quality Forum

A Conversation with National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF), Uncovering Diversity and Addressing Disparity in Celiac Disease, featuring Mary Stober Murray, MPH, NMQF Vice President of Collaborative Action Networks and Salvatore Alesci, MD, PhD, Beyond Celiac Chief Scientist and Strategy Officer. This Town Hall was sponsored by Kanyos Bio, Inc. (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Anokion SA).

March 2021: A Conversation with CHOP Celiac Center

A Conversation with CHOP Celiac Center — A Holistic Approach to Pediatric Celiac Disease Management with Lisa Fahey, MD, Betsy Turner, PhD, and Amy Ratner of Beyond Celiac. The CHOP Center for Celiac Disease provides specialized care and support for children with celiac disease, wheat allergies, non-celiac gluten sensitivities, and their families. This Town Hall covers topics ranging from managing celiac disease in children, transitioning to adult care, introducing gluten to babies at risk, helping children cope and so much more!

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