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.
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.
On June 17th, THYRAGE investigators Graham Williams and Duncan Bassett had the privilege of speaking at the 20th Annual Symposium of the Dutch Thyroid Research Foundation, which took place at the Trippenhuis in Amsterdam. The meeting was a great success and attended by colleagues from Leiden including THYRAGE investigator Diana van Heemst and members of her laboratory.
On June 3rd 2016, the 24th edition of the Dutch Peptide Symposium, the annual meeting of Dutch (peptide) scientists took place in the Agora Theater in Lelystad. This years event attracted a total of >200 different participants from in total 10 different countries. The event also inspired various sponsors (15 in total) who financially supported the meeting and made it possible for all participants to step in for free.
On June 3rd 2016, two THYRAGE consortium PhD candidates attended the 5th Dutch Doctors & Nutrition Conference (Arts & Voeding Congres) which was organised at the monumental Van Nelle Factory in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.