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

Emily

Hello! I am Emily, a 25-year-old with Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia. My journey with GT started when I was only a few hours old. I developed purple marks (later found to be bruises) all over my body. The doctors and nurses referred to me as the “blueberry muffin baby”. After numerous tests, including a biopsy of one…

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Faces of GT

Patrick Muls

Hey! I’m Patrick from Belgium. I was born in 1958. I got diagnosed with GT when I was still an infant. This has influenced my life ever since. No dangerous sports like football (soccer) or so. As the son of a fighter pilot, I also wanted to fly jets but knew that dream would never…

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Faces of GT

Sandra Fox

MY GT JOURNEY. I am now 74 years old and living in Australia. This meant I had a long time, 64 years actually till I was diagnosed with GT. Until then I was “just one of those women who bleed”. My periods lasted 10 days and even on the pill they lasted 7 days. I…

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.

Resilience with Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia: Robie’s Story

November 5, 2023

In this podcast, host Taylor and guest Robie share a heartfelt conversation about Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia, a rare genetic bleeding disorder. They discuss Robie’s journey, struggles, surgeries, and life lessons. The dialogue covers adapting to the disorder, family decisions, and not letting it limit one’s life. Want to Sponsor the Podcast? Contact Us Here Have GT?…

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.