This year's Nobel prize for medicine is for work on the transport of substances. Although they specifically mention "hormones" - they do not (so far as I have seen) mention "thyroid". Nonetheless it is clear that the whole process of transporting thyroid hormones around the body, through membranes and within cells is absolutely at the core of how it all works. Hopefully there will be a benefit to the world of thyroid.
This is one of the many newspaper stories - this one includes a short video which attempts very briefly to describe what it is about:
The actual Nobel page: