Working Group Dr. Eva K. Wirth

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Field of Research

  • neuroendocrine and peripheral mechanisms of torpor induction by thyroid hormones
  • cell type-specific inactivation of Mct8 in the brain: gene Expression, metabolism and morphology

Research Topics

The group of Dr. Wirth studies the effects of thyroid hormone transport and selenoprotein deficiency on

  • thyroid function and thyroid pathologies
  • brain metabolism
  • the hypothalamic regulation of energy metabolism