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

Sherry Crutchfield

Hi my name is Sherry Crutchfield, my husband and I live in Fernandina Beach Fl. I am a 54 years old with GT. I have never known anyone but me with this disorder until I found this curegt site of Helen Smith’s. I am from the small town of Royston Ga. I was diagnosed at…

Faces of GT

Amelie Iavicoli

Amelie was born on November 13, 2012 at 11:12 in the evening. She weighed just over 7 pounds and was considered a healthy newborn, aside from a couple purplish spots on her chest. She established her personality from the start, betraying the nurses promises that Amelie would sleep soundly through her first night outside her…

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…

Board Officers with Dr. Wilcox

Board Officers Visit the Lab in Charge of Curing Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia

May 9, 2022

The last weekend of April 2022 was quite the weekend, to say the least. Board officers visited Dr. David Wilcox in his lab (the Kelly Weil Laboratory) at the Medical College of Wisconsin. The lab has been working for decades to make many advances in gene therapy including a specific type of gene therapy that…