Katri Kaukinen, MD, PhD is currently appointed as Professor of Internal medicine at the University of Tampere, School of Medicine. Professor Kaukinen’s research focuses on clinical, translational and epidemiological aspects of celiac disease and other gluten-induced disease entities. During her scientific career, she has published over 200 original peer-reviewed articles and 20 book chapters. Her research achievements have been widely exploited in clinical practice and she is actively involved in national and international networks and working groups focusing on diagnostic criteria, current care guidelines and management models of celiac disease.