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Research: 3 New Projects For Celiac Disease in UK
Exciting research projects have begun for celiac disease in the UK. Three different grants given by Coeliac UKtotaling £347,000 to be completed over the next 3 years, each researching a different area of celiac disease.
The first grant totaling £143, 000 is one being completed by Professor David van Heel of Queen Mary College, London. Looking into the gene variants of celiac disease to try to better understand the disease and ultimately lead to quicker diagnosis and long term treatment.
The second grant is totaling £190, 000 will be lead by the team of Professor Daniel Aeschlimann who will be studying the neurological impact of celiac disease. The research will use new markers in the blood to help identify those with classic neurological symptoms more quickly.
The third grand, which totals £14, 000 and lead by Dr David Sanders at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital in Sheffield and will work to improve speed of diagnosis by changing the current clinical approach.
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