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

Joy

I was born in 1944 and named for the great Joy that my parents were feeling. Five years earlier they had lost their first son to what doctors put down to haemophilia. He died as a result of having undergone a splenectomy – supposedly, at that time, the cure all to severe bleeding problems!! He…

Faces of GT

Pauline Gauthier

My name is Pauline, I was born in France in 1993 and I still live in France. I was diagnosed with GT at 6 months (diagnosis not being possible, at the time, before 6 months). I had many problems with GT as a child. I had a gastrointestinal hemorrhage when I was 3 years old….

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…