Working towards a cure for Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia, & providing hope & help for the present.

Glanzmann's Research Foundation is a dedicated platform providing comprehensive information and support to patients, families, and healthcare providers affected by the rare inherited blood clotting disorder, Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia (GT).

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit, our primary goal is to fund research aimed at finding a cure for Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia. We strive to create a community where individuals affected by GT can find resources, connect with others, and contribute to the fight against this rare condition.

Faces of GT

Our Faces of GT section showcases the stories of individuals living with Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia, offering a glimpse into their lives and experiences. We believe that sharing these stories can help foster understanding and empathy for those affected by GT.

A woman with Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia wearing a blue dress.

Faces of GT

Sherry Crutchfield

Hi my name is Sherry Crutchfield, my husband and I live in Fernandina Beach Fl. I am a 54 years old with GT. I have never known anyone but me with this disorder until I found this curegt site of Helen Smith’s. I am from the small town of Royston Ga. I was diagnosed at…

A young girl with glanzmann's thrombasthenia is smiling while sitting on a couch.

Faces of GT

Amelie Iavicoli

Amelie was born on November 13, 2012 at 11:12 in the evening. She weighed just over 7 pounds and was considered a healthy newborn, aside from a couple purplish spots on her chest. She established her personality from the start, betraying the nurses promises that Amelie would sleep soundly through her first night outside her…

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Faces of GT

Yosra

My name is Yosra, but I’m known as Tanja in the Group. I’m 24 years old! I was diagnosed with Glanzmann’s when I was six months. Since my illness is hereditary, my older cousin has the Glanzmann’s, so my mom had an idea about it. And when I was a baby, mom found bruises and…

In our News section, we keep you updated with the latest developments in Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia research and treatment. Stay informed about the strides we're making in our mission to cure GT.

Physical Activity and Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia

April 22, 2024

Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia is a rare bleeding disorder characterized by the inability of blood to clot correctly due to a deficiency in platelet function. While managing this condition requires careful attention to various factors, including bleeding episodes and cardiovascular health, integrating physical activity into one’s lifestyle can improve overall well-being. Understanding Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia poses…

Our Resources section is a comprehensive guide for anyone seeking information about Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia. From frequently asked questions to detailed information for doctors, we aim to provide a wealth of knowledge for those dealing with GT.