"The project has the potential to significantly improve the health and well-being of older people with subclinical hypothyroidism"
- Professor David Stott from the University of Glasgow
TRUST Thyroid trial

Welcome to TRUST

TRUST is a research project from five European universities investigating current treatment practices for people who suffer from a mildly underactive thyroid gland. The study is entitled Thyroid Hormone Replacement for Subclinical Hypo-Thyroidism Trial (TRUST).

Experts in ageing, thyroid problems and vascular disease from around Europe, work together in the TRUST project:

  • Leyden Academy on Vitality and Ageing, The Netherlands
  • Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands
  • Universität Bern, Switzerland
  • University College Cork, Ireland
  • University of Glasgow, Scotland

From left to right: Patricia Kearney, University of Cork; Nicolas Rodondi, University of Berne; Jacobijn Gussekloo, Leiden University Medical Centre; David Stott, University of Glasgow and Rudi Westendorp, University of Copenhagen (previously Leyden Academy on Vitality and Ageing)

(approved by www.thyroid-fed.org)