51. Annual Congress of the DGE: Steffen Mayerl represents LOCOTACT
Steffen's talk "Thyroid hormone transporters and brain functions" was part of the session "News on Molecular Basics", chaired by LOCOTACT spokesperson Dagmar Führer.
Berliner Forschungspreis 2021 "Alternativen zu Tierversuchen"
Finally, the PhD and MD students had the opportunity to meet in person.
Jeremiah Hendren gave an excellent 1.5-day workshop on "Academic Writing" with plenty of time for participants to work in small groups on their own writing.
Also invited was Sebastian Hönes, who spoke about mouse models in TH research on the one hand, and shared some experiences and thoughts on career options and work-life balance on the other.
Antonia Mondorf, spokesperson of the YARE board, took the opportunity to introduce YARE and its activities.
Society for Endocrinology (SFE/BES) Awards 2021
European Hormone Medal 2022
He receives this award for basic research in the field of endocrinology and for his commitment to the promotion of young endocrinologists.
The award ceremony will follow the plenary lecture "Great impact in low quantities - thyroid hormones, trace elements and endocrine disruptors" at the European Congress of Endocrinology, ECE 2022 in Milan. read more
Lars Möller at 2021 Latin American Thyroid Congress
P10 and P18 PI Lars Möller was invited to the XVIII. Latin American Thyroid Congress (LATS), which took place as a virtual conference on 18-20 November, 2021.
He was even invited to give two presentations, both highly relevant for LOCOTACT: “How do thyroid hormones act and why would it be important to know it?” and “Thyroid hormone action in acute and chronic ischaemic heart disease”.
Thank you for representing LOCOTACT on this international stage!
PHOENIX Pharmazie Wissenschaftspreis 2021
SfE/BES Annual Meeting: Heike Heuer and Steffen Mayerl represent LOCOTACT
Heike Heuer has been honored with the Pitt-Rivers Medal for her outstanding research contributions in the field of thyroid disorders. Thus, she presented at the plenary lecture of the Pitt-Rivers-Lecture Award and talked about the "Role of thyroid hormone transporters in brain development and function" on 08.11.2021.
The day after, on 09.11.2021, PI Steffen Mayerl represented LOCOTACT with his talk on "Concerted action of TH transporters MCT8 and OATP1C1 regulates adult hippocampal neurogenesis and hippocampal function in mice".
We thank both of you for these outstanding presentations!