Emily holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Iowa and is currently a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She graduated with a Masters in Chemistry from the Georgia Institute of Technology and holds a Bachelors in Biology and Chemistry from the University of Central Arkansas.
Emily is passionate about science communication, and, in her free time, writes and illustrates children’s stories.
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) is a group of disorders that affect the connective tissue that gives structure to joints, tissues, and organs. The disease is characterized by weakness in the ... Read more
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) refers to a group of genetic disorders that affect the connective tissue. The disease is caused by genetic mutations that make the connective tissue weak. This ... Read more
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Being diagnosed with a genetic medical condition like Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) can be difficult and worrying. One of the first questions patients usually ask is what the diagnosis means ... Read more
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