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Supporting Research and Education of Platelet Related Diseases (PRDs).
Congratulations go to Abdullah Khan, PhD student at the University of Birmingham with Neil Morgan and Steve Thomas, who passed his PhD viva on the 21st November. His thesis on “Applying CRISPR-Cas Gene Editing and PALM Super-Resolution Microscopy To Investigate Molecular Causes of Inherited Thrombocytopenias” was examined by Dr Markus Bender (University of Wuerzburg) and Prof. […]
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 […]