, MD, associate professor of pediatrics, CU School of Medicine, was the lead author of an article
in the July 3 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine
showing that screening of genetically susceptible infants can lead to the diagnosis of celiac disease at a very early age.
A result of the study, which reviewed the cases of more than 6,400 children in the United States, Finland, Germany and Sweden, could help determine when to screen at-risk children.
, MD, PhD, interim director of the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, and the late George Eisenbarth, MD, PhD, who had been the center’s executive director, also are authors of the article.