The below text is from the study listing on ClinicalTrials.gov.
Purpose: The main purpose of this study is to see how cells taken from the lining of the intestine behave in the laboratory with exposure to gluten and other substances that act on the immune system. The cells lining the intestine of a person with celiac disease should be different than a person without celiac disease. The study doctors would like to see how the cells react after coming in contact with gluten and if substances that act on the immune system can prevent gluten related inflammation. Examples of these substances include steroids. The cells should produce chemicals of their own in response to the gluten. These other chemicals will be measured and the results compared between those with:
Location: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Boston, MA 02215
Study Sponsor: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Visit ClinicalTrials.gov to view the full study description and learn more about how to get involved.
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