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.
Many people with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) deal with chronic pain and fatigue. This may contribute to the frequency of anxiety disorders among EDS patients. Indeed, some studies have indicated ... Read more
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
Managing Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) can be challenging, especially in a school environment. Many parents find it difficult to ensure that their child receives a good education while balancing safety ... Read more
Eating a “heart-healthy diet” can be important for people with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS), a rare disease that causes weakness in the connective tissue that gives structure to different organs ... Read more
Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) refers to a group of rare diseases that affect the connective tissues that give structure to the body’s joints, blood vessels, skin, organs and tissues. Although ... Read more