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.

PhD thesis defence of Evie van der Spoel

published: 31-10-2019 15:25
On the 30th of October 2019, Evie van der Spoel, one of the young investigators of THYRAGE, successfully defended her PhD thesis at the Leiden University.

She focused on the association between 24-hour pituitary hormone secretion and familial longevity in participants of the Leiden Longevity Study. Her full thesis titled ‘The endocrinology of familial longevity: time series analyses of different hormonal axes and their interrelationships’ can be found at the website of the Leiden University.