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.

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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…

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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…

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Faces of GT

Md. Kaium Ali Jibon

Hi, my name is Md. Kaium Ali and my nickname is Jibon. I live in Bangladesh with my family. I noticed this website from the Facebook GT support group. I am not good at English, so if I make mistakes please pardon me. When I was 1.5 yrs old my mother noticed bleeding from my…

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.