Working towards a cure, and providing hope and help for the present.

Glanzmann’s Research Foundation exists to provide information and support to patients, family, and healthcare providers affected by the rare inherited blood clotting disorder Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia (GT).

We are a a 501(c)3 non-profit with the goal of funding research to find a cure.

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Faces of GT

Jyll

Hi, my name is Jyll and I was born March 24, 1973 in Toledo, Ohio. I was so glad to have found this website through Kaytee, one of my GT sisters because I’m not alone anymore! When I was born my umbilical cord would not stop bleeding. After three weeks it was cauterized. I was…

Faces of GT

Peter Zdziarski

Below is an update to Peter’s story, originally written by his mom when he was 14 years old. You can find his original story at the bottom of this page. Update – 2020 Hi everyone, I’ve come a long way since 14 years old. I am now turning 28 and doing great. The older I…

Faces of GT

Dan Beyer

Hi. My name is Daniel Beyer, but my friends call me Dan. As a child, I spent half of my life in the hospital until about the age of twelve. From twelve to my mid-thirties, I did not have many problems. When I hit my late thirties, early forties, I began having more problems. In…

“I tattooed the same bruises as my son.”

September 9, 2020

Little John Mary suffers from a rare hereditary disease: his platelets are not able to stop bleeding. Siniscola (Nuoro) – A father’s love for his son is all in a simple photo: in the left pane, there are the legs of Giovanni Maria, a child who will turn 4 in October, while those portrayed on…