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.
If you have familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP), a progressive neurodegenerative disease, your doctor has probably talked to you about screening for problems with your heart. About 80% of FAP patients ... Read more
Familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) is a disorder in which abnormal clumps of proteins called TTR amyloids accumulate in tissues and organs, interfering with their function. The aqueous humor of ... Read more
Managing your treatment and care when you have a rare disease such as familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) can be challenging, especially if your care team hasn’t previously treated many ... Read more
Finding out that you have a rare disease, like familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP), that may affect your lifespan can be challenging and frightening. It’s important to talk to your care team ... Read more
Finding new treatments for rare diseases such as familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP) is challenging. One way that patients can help with developing and evaluating new treatments is by participating in ... Read more