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Coeliac UK: Funding Available – Research Grants and Epidemiology Funding

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coeliacCoeliac UK, the leading national charity for people with coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis, has launched a new round of their research grants award.

Coeliac disease (pronounced see-liac and spelled celiac in other countries) is a lifelong autoimmune disease that is caused by the immune system reacting to gluten.

The funder is looking for applications from researchers across a range of scientific disciplines that can demonstrate how their proposal will advance understanding of the disease and improve the lives of those living with the condition.

Funding of up to £100K is available for the research grant awards and the Closing date for applications: 5pm, 21st September 2015

There is also a further £30k for research into the epidemiology of coeliac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis in the UK

Highlighted Research Areas:

  • Underpinning Research investigations into the cause, development, detection, treatment and management of coeliac disease and DH
  • Aetiology
  • Detection, Screening and Diagnosis
  • Development of Treatments
  • Evaluation of Treatments
  • Management of coeliac disease and DH
  • Health and Social Care Services Research
  • The Gluten-Free Diet

Further information can be assessed on the funder’s website 


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