Gluten Challenges in Celiac Disease

November 18, 2023
Get ready to explore the latest findings and receive key takeaways from leading authorities in celiac disease and gluten-free dietary responses!
Bringing together top experts from across the nation, this activity will dive deep into diverse ranges of experience and cutting-edge research. The focus will be on diagnosis, the gluten challenge, and groundbreaking research. We're here to equip you with the freshest insights and clinical strategies, ensuring you stay at the forefront of advancements. Join us and gain the knowledge you need to enhance patient care and shape the future of gluten challenge practices.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, researchers, other healthcare professionals, and patients dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease and the utilization of gluten challenge in research.

Learning Objectives

After this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the challenges for pediatric and adult patients to participate in a gluten challenge;
  • State how the gluten challenge-induced immune response is used in research;
  • Discuss the definition of a gluten challenge, when to perform it, its best practices, and its role in celiac disease research;
  • Describe the diagnostics of the gluten challenge in pediatric and adult patients;
  • Examine the importance of the gluten challenge for clinical trials and drug therapy.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Rachel Lieberman
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
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Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Participation
Event starts: 
11/18/2023 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
11/18/2023 - 12:40pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
TimeSession TitleSpeakers
8:00am - 8:10 amWelcomeBana Jabri, MD,PhD; Valerie Abadie, PhD; Ritu Verma, MD
8:10 am - 8:35 amOverview of a Gluten ChallengeCarol Semrad, MD
8:35 am - 9:25 amHow do you do a Challenge?Maureen Leonard, MD, MMSc; Ben Lebwohl, MD
9:25 am - 10:00 amPanel DiscussionRitu Verma, MD; Valerie Abadie, PhD; Maureen Leonard, MD, MMSc; Ben Lebwohl, MD
10:00 am - 10:15 amBreak 
10:15 am - 10:35 amWhy do we do Gluten Challenge?Ludvig Sollid, MD, PhD
10:35 am - 11:15 amIL2 StudiesJason Tye-Din, MD, PhD
11:15 am - 11:35 amImportance of Gluten Challenges for Clinical Trials and Drug TherapyPeter Green, MD
11:35 am - 11:55 amUpdate on Trials where Gluten Challenge is NecessaryChaitan Khosla, PhD
11:55 am - 12:30 pmPanel Discussion: The Challenge in Gluten ChallengeLudvig Sollid, MD, PhD; Bana Jabri, MD, PhD; Chaitan Khosla, PhD; Peter Green, MD; Carol Semrad, MD
12:30 pm - 12:40 pmConclusion and Thoughts 

*The agenda is subject to change.

Chicago, IL
United States
Learn more about the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center by visiting their website! For questions concerning the conference, contact Rachel Lieberman via e-mail.
ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact Rachel Lieberman via email at
The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.
  Bana Jabri, MD, PhD
  Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
  Director of Research, The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center

  Ritu Verma, MD
  Professor of Pediatrics
  Chief, Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
  Medical Director, Celiac Disease Center

  Valerie Abadie, PhD
  Research Associate Professor


Disclosure Declarations
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Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Participant Credit
Other participants will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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Registration TypeFee
Participation (CE Certificate Included) $25
Participation (CE Certificate NOT Included) $0
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