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.
Angelman syndrome is a rare genetic disease characterized by delayed development and motor difficulties. The symptoms of this neurological disorder can appear early in life, but the diagnosis is often ... Read more
Angelman syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by neurological and developmental problems, among other symptoms. More than 90% of patients experience epileptic seizures, which can be dangerous. However, ... Read more
Angelman syndrome is a rare genetic disorder that affects about 1 in 15,000 people. The disease is characterized by intellectual and physical disabilities. There are several variants of Angelman ... Read more
Angelman syndrome is a rare neurological disease characterized by physical and mental developmental delays, among other symptoms. The disease affects about 1 in 12,000 to 20,000 people. Most cases ... Read more
Therapy animals may be helpful for children with Angelman syndrome, complementing treatment with medications and physical, occupational, and speech therapies. Animal-assisted therapy can reduce pain, depression, fatigue, and anxiety ... Read more
Children with Angelman syndrome usually have muscle weakness, uncontrollable movements, and developmental delays. Physiotherapy can help patients with Angelman syndrome improve strength, coordination, balance, and posture. One type of physiotherapy ... Read more
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