Priority Programme: THYROID TRANS ACT
Translation of Thyroid Hormone Actions beyond Classical Concepts

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2017-06-19

5th Annual Meeting of SPP 1629 in Bremen

Thank you to the organizers and all participants of the 5th Annual Meeting of SPP 1629

5th Annual Meeting of SPP 1629 in Bremen

5th Annual Meeting at the Jacobs University Bremen: group picture, © Klaudia Brix

2017-04-03

DGE 2017: awarded poster presentation for SPP 1629 member

Congratulations to Carolin Höfig for awarded poster presentation at the DGE 2017

Congratulations to Carolin Höfig for receiving one of the ten DGE poster awards generously supported by Novartis Pharmaceuticals on the occasion of the 60th German Congress of Endocrinology (DGE), Würzburg, Germany, March 15-17. Carolin Höfig presented a poster on the topic “The effects of 3-iodothyronamine on trace element status in male mice”.

2016-12-08

32nd AESF 2016 in Ratzeburg/Lübeck

Thank you to the organizers and all participants of the 32nd Arbeitstagung Experimentelle Schilddrüsenforschung (AESF)!

32nd AESF 2016 in Ratzeburg/Lübeck

32nd AESF: group picture

2016-11-16

JA-PED in Osnabrück

Members of SPP 1629 gave a talk during the 11th JA-PED

The JA-PED is the annual conference of the Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Pädiatrische Diabetologie (AGPD) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Kinderendokrinologie und -diabetologie (DGKED). Heike Heuer, Heiko Krude and Lars Möller – members of SPP 1629 – gave a talk during the 11th conference (11.–13. November 2016) of the JA-PED in Osnabrück. They presented their latest results during the session „Schilddrüsenhormontransport, Resorption und Wirkung. Vom Allan-Herndon-Dudley-Syndrom (AHDS) zur Resistenz“.

2016-10-26

Smart drug clears fat from liver and blood

Development of a „smart drug“ to treat metabolic complication of obesity by transport T3 exclusively in the liver and brown fat by the group of Matthias Tschöp and Timo Müller together with two Thyroid Trans Act partners (Köhrle and Biebermann)

Smart drug clears fat from liver and blood

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2016-06-14

4th Annual Meeting of SPP 1629 in Essen

Thanks to all participants of the 4th Annual Meeting at the University Hospital in Essen!

4th Annual Meeting of SPP 1629 in Essen

4th Annual Meeting: group picture, © Dagmar Führer, Uni Duisburg-Essen

2016-06-06

“Young Investigator Award of the European Society of Endocrinology“ for SPP 1629 member

Congratulations Nancy Schanze

During the 18th European Congress of Endocrinology in Munich (28.–31. May 2016), Nancy Schanze has been awarded the “Young Investigator Award of the European Society of Endocrinology“ for her article “3-T1AM signaling in the rat thyrocyte cell line PCCL3”. Nancy Schanze is a PhD student at the subproject “Effects of thyronamines (TAM) and thyroacetic acid (TAC) metabolites on energy metabolism – mitochondrial function, Ca2+-signalling, plasma membrane action” (PIs: Prof. J. Köhrle & PD Dr. S. Mergler). The subproject is a part of the Priority Programme SPP 1629 which is funded by the DFG.

“Young Investigator Award of the European Society of Endocrinology“ for SPP 1629 member

Ewa Rajpert-De Meyts, Nancy Schanze, Robin Peeters

2016-06-05

18th European Congress of Endocrinology 2016: Poster Session

Members of SPP 1629 at the 18th European Congress of Endocrinology

18th European Congress of Endocrinology 2016: Poster Session

Ina Lehmphul, Cise Kizilirmak, Daniel Boland, Doreen Braun


 

2016-06-04

18th European Congress of Endocrinology 2016

Members of the SPP 1629 gave a talk

18th European Congress of Endocrinology 2016

Nancy Schanze, Joanna Szumska

2016-06-03

D.A.CH Tagung in Munich: “Von Basedow-Preis” for SPP 1629 member

Congratulations Sebastian Hönes

Sebastian Hönes received the “Von Basedow-Preis” 2016 of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Endokrinologie (DGE) for his studies on physiological effects of non-classical action of the thyroid hormone receptors TRα and TRβ. The prize was awarded at the D.A.CH Tagung in Munich. This work is part of the DFG funded project of PD Dr. Lars Möller within the Priority Programme SPP 1629.

D.A.CH Tagung in Munich: “Von Basedow-Preis” for SPP 1629 member

Martin Reincke, Sebastian Hönes, Brigitte Knopp

 

2016-06-02

D.A.CH Tagung in Munich: Novartis-Preis "Junge Endokrinologie" 2016

Congratulations Juliane Weiner

For her research on the role of thyroid hormones and thermogenesis of adipose tissue Juliane Weiner has been awarded this year’s Novartis-Preis "Junge Endokrinologie". Juliane Weiner received the award at the D.A.CH Tagung 2016 in Munich (German Thyroid Association). This work is part of the DFG funded projects of Dr. A. Tönjes (TO 718/2-1) and Dr. K. Krause (KR 4258/1-1) within the Priority Programme SPP 1629.

D.A.CH Tagung in Munich: Novartis-Preis "Junge Endokrinologie" 2016

Martin Reincke, Juliane Weiner, Katja Schmidt

2016-02-29

Imperial College London: Vacancies

3 full-time post-doctoral positions and 5 full-time research technician positions: Deadline 24th March 2016

8 post-doctoral and technical posts in skeletal biology and degenerative disease are available in a new £4 million research initiative at Imperial College London.

For more information please contact: Prof. Graham Williams or  Prof. Duncan Bassett

2016-02-06

„Karl-Oberdisse-Preis“ 2016 for SPP 1629 member

Congratulations Denise Zwanziger

Dr. Denise Zwanziger has received the „Karl-Oberdisse-Preis“ 2016 during the annual conference of the Nordrhein-Westfälische Gesellschaft für Endokrinologie und Diabetologie e. V. The award is endowed with 5000 Euro. Dr. Zwanziger got the award for her research about the characterization of the thyroid hormone transporter MCT8.

„Karl-Oberdisse-Preis“ 2016 for SPP 1629 member

Dr. Denise Zwanziger

2015-12-12

31st AESF in Berlin

Thank you to the organizers and all participants of the 31. Arbeitstagung Experimentelle Schilddrüsenforschung (AESF)!

31st AESF in Berlin

31st AESF: group picture. Participants ahead the "Allied Museum", © Johanna Neuling

2015-12-10

Kick-off-Meeting of the second funding period in Berlin

Kick-off-Meeting at the beginning of the second funding period of the SPP 1629: Thanks to all participants!

The aim of this Kick-off-Meeting was to welcome new members and their co-workers and to briefly introduce the topics and aims of the projects for the next funding period.

Kick-off-Meeting of the second funding period in Berlin

SPP members at the Kick-off-Meeting at "Golden Goal"/ Berlin, © Johanna Neuling

2015-06-02

2nd Review Colloquium of SPP 1629 in Berlin

Thank you to the organizers and all participants of the 2nd Review Colloquium at Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin

2015-05-07

Upcoming Activity: ESE Bregenz Summer School on Endocrinology

ESE Bregenz Summer School on Endocrinology: 2-6 August 2015

The Bregenz Summer School has a long standing tradition as an interactive hormone and endocrine related brain-storming and meeting place between academia, industry and clinicians. For further information please contact info@endoscience.de

2015-04-21

3rd Annual Meeting of the SPP 1629 in Berlin

Thanks to all participants of the 3rd Annual Meeting!

3rd Annual Meeting of the SPP 1629 in Berlin

SPP-members at the 3rd Annual Meeting: poster session, © Johanna Neuling

2015-04-07

SPP 1629 member won poster price of the DGE in Lübeck

Congratulations Maria Qatato!

The 58th Symposium of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Endokrinologie (DGE) took place in Lübeck and Maria Qatato`s poster was entiteled: "Visualising Trafficking of Trace Amine-Associated Receptors (Taar) in Polarised Thyroid Epithelial Cells".

2014-12-08

1st International Thyroid Trans Act Conference and 30th AESF in Bremen

Thanks to all participants of the 1st International Thyroid Trans Act Conference (TTA IC) and the 30th Arbeitstagung Experimentelle Schilddrüsenforschung (AESF)

1st International Thyroid Trans Act Conference and 30th AESF in Bremen

30th AESF: group picture, © Klaudia Brix, Jacobs University Bremen, December 2014

2014-10-31

Van Meter Award Winner Announced by American Thyroid Association

Congratulations Christine Spitzweg!

We have just learned that our colleague Prof. Dr. Christine Spitzweg has received the prestigious “Van Meter Award” of the American Thyroid Association (ATA). The ATA honors Prof. Spitzweg’s work on NIS as target molecule, combining classical radioiodine therapy with innovative approaches in genetic therapy. In recognition of her outstanding work, Prof. Spitzweg was also newly elected into the ATA Board of Directors.

2014-09-10

38th annual meeting of the European Thyroid Association (ETA) in Santiago de Compostela

Thanks to all participants!

38th annual meeting of the European Thyroid Association (ETA) in Santiago de Compostela

ETA 2014: group picture
 

2014-08-08

SPP-members at the Bregenz Summer School 2014

Thank you to the organizers and all participants for this wonderful meeting!

SPP-members at the Bregenz Summer School 2014

SPP-members at the Bregenz Summer School poster session
 

2014-05-07

SPP1629 member won poster price at the ECE 2014!

Congratulations Anita Kinne!

This year, the 16th European Congress of Endocrinology took place in Wrocław, Poland and Anita Kinne's poster was entiteled: "Involvement of Lat2 in the transport of 3,30-T2 across the plasma membrane and first structural insights into transport mechanisms by homology model generation".

2014-04-13

2nd Annual Meeting of the SPP 1629 in Essen

Thanks to all participants of the 2nd Annual Meeting at the University Hospital in Essen!

2nd Annual Meeting of the SPP 1629 in Essen

2nd Annual Meeting: group picture, © D. Führer, Uni Duisburg-Essen

2014-03-22

“Von-Basedow-Preis” 2014 for SPP1629 member.

Congratulations Eva Wirth!

This year’s “von-Basedow-Preis” 2014 was rewarded to:

Eva K. Wirth (Berlin) – “Hypothalamic thyroid hormone handling determines topor induction”
and
Caroline Höfig/ Jens Mittag (Stockholm) – "An endogenous thyroid homrone metabolite increases cardiac activity by stimulating beta-adrenergic signaling“

 

“Von-Basedow-Preis” 2014  for SPP1629 member.

Jörg Gromoll, Eva Wirth, representatitve of Fa. Henning

2014-03-21

SPP1629 member won poster price at the DGE in Dresden!

Congratulations Katrin Hinz!

2014-03-20

SPP1629 members at the DGE 2014

High attendance of SPP1629 members at the DGE Jahrestagung 2014 in Dresden!

In the scope of the 57th Symposium of the “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Endokrinologie” (DGE) SPP1629 members met in Dresden and had 3 wonderful days of fruitful discussions, interesting talks and poster presentations. Thanks to the organizers and all participants!

SPP1629 members at the DGE 2014

2013-12-19

Congratulation for the "Young Scientist Prize 2013 for special achievements in research of Medicine and Life Sciences"!

SPP1629 collegues won "Young Scientist Prize 2013 for special achievements in research of Medicine and Life Sciences"!

The "Young Scientist Prize for special achievements in research of Medicine and Life Sciences" is awarded on the occation of the Leipzig Research Festival to young investigators.

http://resfest.uniklinikum-leipzig.de/index.php?lang=en
 

2013-12-15

Thanks to the organizers and all participants of the AESF!

Thanks to the organizers and all participants of the AESF 2013 in Essen!

2013-10-05

"Medizinpreis 2013” of the Stiftung Universitätsmedizin Essen

Congratulations Denise Zwanziger!

Dr. Denise Zwanziger has just received one of five “Medizinpreis 2013” of the Stiftung Universitätsmedizin Essen in the category “Studies”. Denise Zwanziger's research focusses on a special thyroid hormone transporter (MCT8). The award includes a start-up financing of 20.000 EUR for her project.

2013-09-10

THYROID TRANS ACT at the ETA 2013 in Leiden

THYROID TRANS ACT at the ETA 2013 in Leiden

(almost complete) group picture

2013-04-14

1st Annual Meeting of the SPP1629 - THYROID TRANS ACT

Thanks to the organizers and all participants of our 1st Annual Meeting in Bremen!

2013-03-16

SPP1629 Symposium in the Scope of the DGE 2013 in Düsseldorf

Thanks to all participants of our SPP1629 symposium at the DGE!

2012-12-15

AESF 2012 in Berlin

Thanks to the organizers and all participants for this stimulating meeting!

2012-10-29

Kick-off Meeting SPP1629 THYROID TRANS ACT in Berlin

Thanks to the organizers and all participants for this successful meeting!

Kick-off Meeting SPP1629 THYROID TRANS ACT in Berlin

THYROID TRANS ACT – SPP 1629 Time Schedule

2012-03-27

Review Colloquium of Schwerpunktprogramm 1629 THYROID TRANS ACT in Bonn on 27th March 2012

Thanks to the organizers and all participants for this fruitful and stimulating first meeting on "Thyroid hormone actions beyond classical concepts"!