2014.03.24 - News from the centers

Congratulations - Von Basedow Prize from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Endokrinologie for alumni of the GK 1208

Dr. Eva K. Wirth, Charité Berlin, as well as Dr. Carolin Höfig (together with her group leader Dr. Jens Mittag, now Karolinska Stockholm), received this year's Von Basedow Award of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Endokrinologie (DGE). The award was presented on the occasion of the 57th Symposium of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Endokrinologie in Dresden, March 21, 2014, for Eva Wirth's work on 'Hypothalamic thyroid hormone handling determines torpor induction' and to Carolin Höfig and Jens Mittag for their project 'An endogenous thyroid hormone metabolite increases cardiac activity by stimulating beta-adrenergic signaling'. We congratulate our former GRK Graduate College members Dr. Wirth and Dr. Höfig to this prestigeous award in thyroid reserch and to their excellent achievements.


Elke Abel-Karim

CharitéUniversitätsmedizin Berlin

CVK: Campus Virchow-Klinikum

GRK 1208, Institut f. Experimentelle Endokrinologie

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Augustenburger Platz 1

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