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Supporting Research and Education of Platelet Related Diseases (PRDs).
Platelet researchers have run two recent outreach events to highlight our work to members of the public. Skirting Science, University of Bristol Ingeborg Hers, Samantha Moore & Gail Born at the University of Bristol took part in Skirting Science at Churchill Academy, on 28th June 2018. Skirting Science is an award-winning event organised by Soroptimist […]
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 […]