11th International Platelet Symposium Overview



March 23, 2020


Due to Covid-19 the Platelets 2020 International Symposium has been POSTPONED.

Please check website for updates.




We welcome you to Platelets 2020: 11th International Symposium, a small-scale meeting held in a collegial setting with other physicians and researchers who have a passion for platelets. World leaders in the fields of platelet biology, pathophysiology, and clinical medicine will cover new basic, translational, and clinical data on platelets, including platelet production, activation, their role in inflammation, function in disease, immune disorders, antiplatelet therapy, and much more. Original data will also be shared in selected oral and poster presentations. We hope you enjoy this outstanding symposium. We know you will find it worthwhile.



Alan D. Michelson, MD
Professor of Pediatrics and Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Platelet Research Studies, Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, MA, USA

David Varon, MD
Professor of Hematology
The Lester Stromer Coagulation Unit
Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center
Jerusalem, Israel


11th International Platelet Symposium is endorsed by the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis






The conference logo of an activated platelet is a scanning electron micrograph generously provided by John W. Weisel, Chandrasekaran Nagaswami, and Rustem I. Litvinov of the University of Pennsylvania.