THYRAGE is a EC funded H2020 research project that will investigate the effects of thyroid hormone on a wide range of age-related diseases, including osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, neurological disorders and sarcopenia. Knowledge generated in this innovative project is needed to develop new strategies to prevent and treat these diseases in the elderly.

News overview

published: 19-06-2017 14:35
THYRAGE at the MFLS Health Day 2017
On Saturday the 17th of June a health promotion day “Living Leiden“(Leiden Leeft) for the inhabitants of the city of Leiden, the Netherlands, was organised by the association for Medical and Biomedical students in Leiden (MFLS).
published: 30-05-2017 12:40
THYRAGE at DuSRA/KNAW Conference 2017 ‘Challenges in Translational Research to promote Healthy Ageing’
The Dutch Society for Research of Ageing organised a conference on ‘Challenges in Translational Research to promote Healthy Ageing’ on May 19th 2017.
published: 24-01-2017 09:27
Spetses 2017: registration deadline 8 May 2017
THYRAGE is involved in this Advanced Lecture Course as both Prof. Barbara Demeneix and Dr. Diana van Heemst will give lectures.
published: 13-11-2016 09:34
THYRAGE at SfE BES 2016 Conference
From November 7th to 9th, four THYRAGE investigators ( Duncan Bassett , Monica Dentice, Diana van Heemst and Graham Williams) had the privilege of attending the BES 2016 conference in Brighton, organised by the British Society for Endocrinology.
published: 16-09-2016 11:05
Monica Dentice awarded the ETA Harrington-De Visscher Prize for seminal discoveries in thyroid hormone action on target tissues
Monica Dentice, senior researcher within THYRAGE, has been awarded the prestigious Harrington-De Visscher Prize of the European Thyroid Association (ETA) for her seminal discoveries linking alterations in cell-specific thyroid hormone metabolism and thyroid hormone action to tissue pathophysiology in the skin, liver, heart, growth plate and skeletal muscle.