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

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

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

Faces of GT

Denise Kurta

One day I was on the internet and I came upon the GT web site. When I looked at a group picture on the site I gasped, I could tell who had GT from the tell tale bruises they had. For the first time in my life I saw other people just like ME! My…

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

Luísa

August of 2006 was a month we were waiting for with a great deal of excitement. It would be the month of the birth of our first daughter, Luisa. After some complications and 14 hours of labor, Luisa came to this world through C-section. She was brought to me soon after, but would not stop…

Survey: Glanzmann’s 360 – helping to better understand the impact of GT

June 21, 2022

It’s no secret that not all bleeding disorders are created equally. A huge amount of time, research effort, and funding have improved our understanding of the impact of hemophilia on those living with it. Over time this has resulted in the development of effective treatments. By contrast, a brief glance at the number of publications…