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Supporting Research and Education of Platelet Related Diseases (PRDs).
With the college motto translating as “May your journey be successful”, there was perhaps no more apt place to hold the first full meeting of The Platelet Society than Jesus College, University of Cambridge. Upon arrival at the venue success seemed assured, as the conference hall was already bustling with a sea of familiar, friendly […]
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 […]