The Coeliac Society of Australia Company Profile

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The Coeliac Society of Australia Inc. was formed in 1980 to provide a forum to promote the national welfare and uniformity of purpose and objectives of the State Coeliac Societies throughout Australia. The only members of the Australian Society are each State Society.

The State Societies aim to give information and support to medically diagnosed Coeliacs and their families, sufferers of Dermatitis Herpetiformis and those medically diagnosed as requiring a gluten free diet.

Advice and information is given about the gluten free diet , ingredients, where to buy, recipes and cooking, overseas travel, educational material, as well as research information.

Support groups have been set up throughout the States and Territories where members can meet together to give support and exchange ideas and information.

The Coeliac Society of Australia is represented on the following Australian bodies :-

Australia & New Zealand Food Authority External Team Examining Gluten Issues

Consumer Representative on the Therapeutic Goods Committee on General Requirements for Labelling of Pharmaceuticals

Code of Good Manufacturing Practice Standing Committee


First Floor306 Victoria Avenue
PO Box 703
New Souoth Wales
NSW 2067


Phone: (02) 9411 4100

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World’s first vaccine against coeliac disease to be tested in Australia

US-based pharmaceutical company ImmusanT, after worldwide trials, is all set to start clinical trials of a new vaccine against coeliac disease at the Royal Melbourne Hospital Clinical Trials Centre in...

First Rare Disease Collaborative Network for refractory coeliac disease

Refractory coeliac disease, a deadly form of the autoimmune condition coeliac disease, has received its first dedicated support from NHS England, with the setting up of a Rare Disease Collaborative Ne...

Coeliac disease in children

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People with osteoporosis at no higher risk of coeliac disease says new review

Earlier studies have produced varying risk estimates for the prevalence of coeliac disease in osteoporosis but the latest findings suggest there is no greater risk after all, experts report in Aliment...

New drug could reduce symptoms of gluten exposure in people with coeliac disease

A monoclonal antibody could help reduce symptoms of coeliac disease in people with the condition who are accidentally exposed to gluten, show study findings presented at Digestive Disease Week.

T cells in coeliac disease: a rational target for diagnosis and therapy

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BPS announces 2019 Society Fellows

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PubMed Articles [1134 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Quality of life in coeliac disease: item reduction, scale development and psychometric evaluation of the Coeliac Disease Assessment Questionnaire (CDAQ).

A better understanding of coeliac disease can be achieved by assessing health-related quality of life alongside clinical factors. Existing patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) evaluating quality ...

Granular IgA Deposits in the Skin of Patients with Coeliac Disease: Is it Always Dermatitis Herpetiformis?

Coeliac disease is an immune-mediated enteropathy driven by gluten, which can be associated with dermatitis herpetiformis. The presence of granular IgA deposits, detected by direct immunofluorescence,...

Questionnaire showed that Swedish paediatric clinics complied well with the revised European guidelines for diagnosing coeliac disease.

In 2012, revised criteria for diagnosing childhood coeliac disease were published by the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and incorporated into the revised Sw...

Screening for coeliac disease in children.

Coeliac disease is a common but markedly under-diagnosed condition, which may lead to serious long-term complications if untreated. Both the diagnostic yield and true incidence have significantly incr...

Seasonality of birth affects paediatric coeliac disease.

This study investigated the seasonality of birth in children diagnosed with coeliac disease (CD) at a tertiary University hospital in Southern Israel.

Clinical Trials [737 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Safety Study of Nexvax2 in Subjects With Coeliac Disease

The main purpose of this study is to determine the safety of weekly injections of Nexvax2 given for three weeks to patients with coeliac disease who have been on a gluten-free diet. The ...

Case Finding for Coeliac Disease Using a Point of Care Test in a Pharmacy Setting

This study aims to assess whether it is feasible to use a point of care test to increase the detection of coeliac disease in a pharmacy setting.

Creon Use in Coeliac Patients With Low Faecal Pancreatic Elastase

Faecal elastase is an enzyme test used to identify the presence of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency. This condition manifests with symptoms of diarrhea, weight loss, causing potential imp...

MAgnetic Resonance Imaging in COeliac Disease

One in 100 people suffers from coeliac disease. It affects the lining of the bowel and causes many symptoms such as diarrhoea, wind, stomach pain, constipation and nausea. The only treatme...

Oat Products in the Treatment of Coeliac Disease in Children

In many Northern European countries oat-based products have been used in the dieto-therapy of coeliac disease for many years. The purpose of this study is to evaluate clinical tolerance a...

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