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4th EUPLAN Conference – Report by Dr Sarah Jones, Manchester Metropolitan University The European Platelet Network recently hosted the 4th EUPLAN meeting (19th-21st September 2018) in the beautiful city of Bruges, Belgium. The meeting focused on platelets in thrombosis and beyond, with keynote lectures on thrombopoeisis, the role of platelets in inflammation and infection, platelet […]
Tanya is aged 52 and has Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia (GT), an inherited platelet disorder. She is married and works part time as a nurse specialist. Patients with GT have normal numbers of platelets, but their platelets do not function properly as they lack a key substance which makes platelets stick together to stop bleeding. Tanya’s Story […]