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

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

Michela Golia

Salve, sono una donna di 51 anni con tromboastenia di glanzmann. Ho avuto la diagnosi a 6 anni, dopo la morte di mio fratello maggiore che aveva la mia stessa patologia ma scambiavano per emofilia. L’infanzia abbastanza tranquilla con vari ematomi in tutto il corpo. All’età di 13 anni ho cominciato con i ricoveri in…

Faces of GT

Cassandra Peel

Hi, everyone! I’m Cassandra, and I am very thankful to have found such an amazing community in the GT family. I was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY where I was diagnosed with Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia at Weill Cornell Medical Center in 1988 at one year old. Since that time, I have been managed closely by…

Rare Across America

January 4, 2021

Join us for Rare Across America this February and March to meet your new and re-elected legislators, share your story, and make rare diseases a priority in the 117th Congress. Haz clic aquí para obtener información en español y para registrarte. WHEN February 22 – March 5, 2021 (Virtual Congressional meetings on March 3rd and…