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.
Reaching a diagnosis of Angelman syndrome is often a difficult and drawn-out process. The symptoms of the disease are similar to several other disorders, and doctors usually reach a diagnosis ... Read more
If you have a family history of Angelman syndrome and are expecting, you may want to consider prenatal genetic diagnosis. What is prenatal genetic diagnosis? Prenatal genetic diagnosis means determining, ... Read more
Seizures are very common in people with Angelman syndrome. About 90% of patients experience seizures, which generally appear around age 2. Parenting a child with Angelman syndrome can be very ... Read more
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 a ... 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, several ... 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 syndrome, ... 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 of ... Read more