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

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…

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…

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…

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…