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Supporting Research and Education of Platelet Related Diseases (PRDs).
Platelet Society member, Giordano Pula ran a fantastic London Marathon today, knocking a whole 5 mins off his marathon personal best. A platelet scientist, now working in Germany, Giordano was selected to run the London Marathon on behalf of the Society following a search earlier in the year. Upon being offered the place Giordano said […]
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 […]