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Platelet Physiology

This subcommittee is focused on all aspects of the biology and function of platelets and their role in thrombosis, haemostasis and normal physiology. The SSC incorporates haematologists, cardiologists, laboratory scientists, health professionals and academics.

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  • To address issues of practical importance to the research community in the field
  • To evaluate existing data, determine issues for which data is missing or deficient, identify areas of controversy or clinical need and discuss methodological approaches to answer the questions raised.
  • To create international collaborations for the purpose of planning and executing projects related to the defined needs in the field.
  • To suggest or organize collaborative studies as a result of these activities
  • To generate, publish and distribute reports, recommendations, position statements and other documents concerning the above.
  • To develop laboratory standards, methods and nomenclature if appropriate.


The following are the ongoing activities and responsibilities of the Subcommittee.

  • The subcommittee interacts with the ISTH community to identify topics requiring standardization.
  • The subcommittee promotes forums and blog to discuss controversial issues in Platelet Physiology.
  • The subcommittee promotes international surveys on current practice.
  • The subcommittee promotes international collaborative standardization studies.
  • The subcommittee appoints experts into specific project groups.

If you are a member of the Society and would like to know how to participate in the work of this group, please join the group to receive updates on activity or submit an Expression of Interest Form to the Chairman or any of the Co-Chairmen. We would be pleased to learn of your interest.


 Official Communications

Recent Forum Activity
Preoperative vs donation deferral periods for Clopidogrel vs Prasugrel
Posted by: Saptarshi Mandal, Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Forum: General Discussion
Minutes of 2018 Platelet Physiology Subcommittee organization meeting
Posted by: Paolo Gresele, Friday, July 27, 2018
Forum: Annual Minutes
PT-VWD - Registry project completed!
Posted by: Lacey Schmeidler, Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Forum: General Discussion
2016 Annual Minutes
Posted by: Paolo Gresele, Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Forum: Annual Minutes
Call for input:Platelet Physiology SSC, Montpellier, France May 25-28, 2016
Posted by: Andrew L. Frelinger III, Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Forum: General Discussion
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